Story: Earthquakes

GeoNet monitor (3rd of 3)

GeoNet monitor

This monitoring screen at GeoNet headquarters in Lower Hutt shows the effect of a magnitude 4.0 earthquake recorded at Makara, near Wellington, on 28 February 2005. The epicentre was about 60 kilometres west of Makara.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Earthquakes - Living with earthquakes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2024)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2017