Meckering WA. Most damaging Australian earthquake to date. Isoseismal map drawn by Everingham who also mapped the 35 km long reverse fault.
Magnitude: 6.7 (ML)
Depth: 10 km
Tsunamigenic: Not available
Date and Time
UTC: 14 October 1968 @ 02:58:50
Sydney Time: 14 October 1968 @ 12:58:50 (AEST)
Coordinates: -31.620, 116.980
Last updated: 23 January 2013 @ 13:11:06 (AEDT)
Solution finalised: Yes
Source: Not available
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