Intensity of shaking generated by large shallow New Zealand earthquakes

  • A. L. Andrews NZSEE, Wellington, New Zealand
  • G. W. Butcher NZSEE, Wellington, New Zealand

Abstract

There is reason to be cautious about predicting intense shaking zones for large shallow New Zealand earthquakes.

References

There is reason to be cautious about predicting intense shaking zones for large shallow New Zealand earthquakes.

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Smith, Warwick D (1978), "Spatial distribution of felt intensities for New Zealand earthquakes", NZ Jnl of Geology and Geophysics 21 3. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/00288306.1978.10424059

Published
1992-12-31
How to Cite
Andrews, A. L., & Butcher, G. W. (1992). Intensity of shaking generated by large shallow New Zealand earthquakes. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 25(4), 358-360. https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.25.4.358-360
Section
Technical Notes