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THE GREAT MACQUA 1 LIE RIDGE EARTHQUAKE OF 1989 : INTRODUCTION

@inproceedings{Ruff2007THEGM,
  title={THE GREAT MACQUA 1 LIE RIDGE EARTHQUAKE OF 1989 : INTRODUCTION},
  author={James S Ruff},
  year={2007}
}
  • James S Ruff
  • Published 2007
  • On May 23, 1989, a great earthquake struck a remote region of the South Pacific Ocean between New Zealand and Antarctica. The nearby islands are Macquarie Island, about 300 km south of the epicenter, and Campbell Island, almost 600 km east of the epicenter; the latter experienced shaking with intensity V. Fortunately, both islands are sparsely inhabited and litfie damage or injuries were reported. In addition, only relatively small tsunamis were recorded on tide records in Australia. We can all… CONTINUE READING

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