oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The impact of seismic events on buildings in mining areas

Volume 33, Issue 12
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



This paper discusses the occurrence of earthquakes and earth tremors in South Africa. The characteristics of ground motions associated with mine tremors are then discussed, and it is shown that mine tremors are frequently characterized by unexpectedly high peak horizontal accelerations and velocities.

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