List of international earthquake acceleration coefficients

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List of international earthquake acceleration coefficients. A list of earthquake coefficients used in structural design for earthquake engineering around the world. For example, a coefficient of 0.09 indicates that a building is designed that 0.09 of its weight can be applied horizontally during an earthquake.[clarification needed]


Australia[edit]

From Australian Standard 1170.4. Coeffiecients are based on 10% chance exceedence in 50 years.

Note: Meckering, Western Australia, has the largest coefficient in Australia of 0.22.

Greece[edit]

From ΕAΚ 2003 building code

  • Zone 1 = 0.16g (Thrace and most of Northern Greece, Parts of Athens and Parts of Thessaloniki)
  • Zone 2 = 0.24g (Parts of Athens and Parts of Thessaloniki)
  • Zone 3 = 0.36g (Zakynthos Island, Cephalonia Island)

Other[edit]