Magnitude:
Time: 10-06-1914
Country: NEWZEALAND

NEWZEALAND:NORTHISLAND

This earthquake was recorded in Newzealand on 10-06-1914, where it released a sizeable amount of seismic energy and reached a magnitude of on the richter scale. Earthquake intensity was also measured using the Mercalli intensity scale which quantifies the severity of shaking felt by the quake. On a scale of 1 (barely sensed) to 12 (completely devastating), this quake had an intensity of 8. An earthquake of this magnitude would likely be causing destruction to well-built wooden structures; most masonry and frame structures with foundations would be destroyed. Expect rails to be bent, bridges detroyed, and loss of life. Quakes can often be deadly, and this event occurred in a populated area claiming 1 souls and destroying structures.
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region_code 170
total_deaths 1
intensity 8
total_deaths_description 1
year 1914
id 10064
location_name NEWZEALAND:NORTHISLAND
total_damage_description 2
damage_description 2
deaths 1
time 10-06-1914
latitude -37.800
longitude 178.200
country NEWZEALAND
deaths_description 1

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