M 7.4 Marlborough Mon, Oct 16 1848

The earthquake that shook Marlborough on Monday, 16 October 1848 was the largest in a series of earthquakes to hit the region that year.



Earthquake Details


When Mon Oct 16 1848 1:49 AM
Where 45 km south-west of Seddon
Shaking Extreme
Magnitude 7.4
Depth 12 km
Quality best
 

Felt Report Summary


Extreme 0
Severe 0
Strong 1
Moderate 0
Light 1
Weak 0
  Total 2

Earthquake Details


When Mon Oct 16 1848 1:49 AM
Where 45 km south-west of Seddon
Shaking Extreme
Magnitude 7.4
Depth 12 km
Quality best

Shaking Map


Interactive Map showing quake location and reported shaking.

Felt Report Summary


Extreme 0
Severe 0
Strong 1
Moderate 0
Light 1
Weak 0
  Total 2