Earthquake causes damage in Gisborne - 21/12/2007

A quake of magnitude 6.8 hit Gisborne at 8.55pm on December 20th.

Magnitude 6.8, Thursday, December 20 2007 at 8:55 pm (NZDT), 50 km south-east of Gisborne.

The Earthquake Location Map shows the earthquake's location and the surrounding region.

Gisborne 07 quake map
Gisborne 07 quake map 2

The Seismicity Map shows the current earthquake (indicated by a star) in the context of ten years of 'deep' (greater than 40 km) seismicity (indicated by coloured points). The inset shows a depth cross section of the seismicity and current earthquake, projected onto the plane W-E.

This information is taken from the GeoNet site.

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