M 6.8 Wairarapa II Sun, Aug 2 1942

The shock that struck the Wairarapa Region on 2 August was nearly as severe as the disastrous 24 June earthquake 5 weeks earlier.



Earthquake Details


When Sun Aug 2 1942 12:34 AM
Where 10 km south-west of Masterton
Shaking Extreme
Magnitude 6.8
Depth 40 km
Quality best
 

Felt Report Summary


Extreme 2
Severe 31
Strong 18
Moderate 13
Light 29
Weak 18
  Total 114

Earthquake Details


When Sun Aug 2 1942 12:34 AM
Where 10 km south-west of Masterton
Shaking Extreme
Magnitude 6.8
Depth 40 km
Quality best

Shaking Map


Interactive Map showing quake location and reported shaking.

Felt Report Summary


Extreme 2
Severe 31
Strong 18
Moderate 13
Light 29
Weak 18
  Total 114