The development of seismic zones and the evaluation of lateral loadings for earthquake resistant design of buildings in Papua New Guinea

  • Kevin McCue Consulting Engineering Seismologist, Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Abstract

A recently published seismic zoning map of Papua New Guinea does not correlate particularly well with either presentday seismicity or tectonic models of the region. Several reasons are given and a modified version of the map is presented for discussion and as a replacement in the Building Code.

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Published
1984-12-31
How to Cite
McCue, K. (1984). The development of seismic zones and the evaluation of lateral loadings for earthquake resistant design of buildings in Papua New Guinea. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 17(4), 292-296. https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.17.4.292-296
Section
Discussions