Earthquake Details




Meckering WA. Most damaging Australian earthquake to date. Isoseismal map drawn by Everingham who also mapped the 35 km long reverse fault.
Magnitude: 6.5 (Mwp)
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)

Location
Coordinates: -31.620, 116.980

Solution status
Last updated: 30 November 2015 @ 13:59:27 (AEDT)
Solution finalised: Yes
Source: AUST

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Seismogram(s)

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Data retrieved: 11/02/2016 @ 06:44:23 (UTC)