Newly elected AEES President Paul Somerville introduces the December 2013 newsletter. Articles in this edition include paleo-liquefaction in Christchurch, man-made earthquakes in the US, the October 15 2013 magnitude 7.1 earthquake in the Philippines, and more. Go to the Newsletters download page to view this edition.
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By Kevin McCue
I have attempted to fill gaps in the catalogued records of Northern Territory earthquakes during the historical period from 1869, mainly by examining newspapers now available on-line. The earthquakes are very clustered in time, in some years such as 1899 and 1903, as many as five events were felt in Darwin, the longest gap followed the great M8.3 earthquake in 1938 and lasted until 1950…
AEES President, Professor Hong Hao, and the AEES Committee look forward to welcoming you to Hobart, Tasmania, Australia to attend the 2013 Australian Earthquake Engineering Society Conference. The conference will be held at the Old Woolstore Hotel over three half days commencing at 1pm on the Friday (registration will open at 12 noon) and concluding at 1.15pm on the Sunday.