Research Published on 04/12/2021

A team of researchers from the Mechanics of Soils, Structures and Materials laboratory (UMR 8579 with CNRS) has just created a numerical simulation of an earthquake in the Cadarache region in southwestern France for a strong ground motion scenario Mw6.0.

See video below:


Code: SEM3D (Ver 2017.04 Registered at French Agency for Protection of Programs (Dépôt APP), 2017).
Simulation performed @Occigen (CINES allocation 2020-A0080410444) on 2000 MPI processes.

Contact: David Castro-Cruz (, research engineer in Computational Earthquake Engineering