Quick Quake version 2

The updated version of our iPad app Quick Quake is now available in the App Store. The main changes are to the screen where you Locate the earthquake – you can now vary the depth of the earthquake using a slider (particularly useful when the earthquake is very close to your…

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How small earthquakes affect Seismic Hazard

SRC seismologists explain the importance of having a complete earthquake catalogue for hazard studies for low seismicity areas.   In intraplate areas of low seismicity, such as Australia, the magnitude completeness of an earthquake catalogue is particularly important in Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis (PSHA) studies. The completeness magnitude, Mc, refers to…

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New eqServer features for 2015

2015 sees a huge update to eqServer, with new features including: support for MiniSEED format data subscribing to data feeds from SeedLink servers user defined network maps using NASA imagery subnetworks within your main network station performance graphs home page graphics and waveform images that adapt to your web browser size ….and…

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Energy Groups Study Quakes Around Gas Fields

The SRC has been engaged by a consortium of energy companies to monitor the seismicity in the North Perth Basin around several natural gas fields. Some of these fields, around 300km north of Perth, were discovered in the 1970’s and 80’s, and now, due to advancements in hydraulic fracturing technology, present potentially commercially viable…

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