Kōrero: Historic earthquakes

Seismogram (2 o 2)

Seismogram

This seismogram of the Edgecumbe earthquake was recorded at the Tarawera station, close to the epicentre. The earthquake was so big that the pen wouldn’t stay on the paper.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - The 1987 Edgecumbe earthquake', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/4533/seismogram (accessed 9 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 28 Mar 2011, updated 1 Nov 2017