M 7.1 Inangahua Fri, May 24 1968

The 1968 Inangahua earthquake caused widespread damage and was felt over much of the country.

Earthquake Details

When Fri May 24 1968 5:24 AM
Where 20 km west of Murchison
Shaking Extreme
Magnitude 7.1
Depth 12 km
Quality best

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