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Reviewing the 1 March 1954 Adelaide Earthquake, South Australia

Martin, Stacey; Cummins, Phil; Griffin, Jonathan; Clark, Dan; Allen, Trevor


The 1 March 1954 earthquake in South Australia is the most damaging earthquake to impact the densely populated Adelaide region since European settlement in the state. Previous interpretations of macroseismic data have associated the event with the Eden-Burnside Fault zone, with a presumed epicentre near Darlington. We assessed the validity of this observation by reviewing available macroseismic and instrumental data. We find that damaging shaking extended east from Adelaide into the Adelaide...[Show more]

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Date published: 2022-11-25
Type: Conference paper
Source: 2022 National Conference
Access Rights: Open Access


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