Historic Earthquakes

Tennant Creek, Australia
1988 January 22 00:35 UTC Magnitude 6.3
1988 January 22 03:57 UTC Magnitude 6.4
1988 January 22 12:04 UTC Magnitude 6.6

Three earthquakes above magnitude 6 in the same day.
Damage in the Tennant Creek area. Felt over two-thirds of Australia. According to preliminary reports from the Australian Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, two fault scarps about 8 km apart striking approximately east-southeast were observed in the epicentral area. The southernmost scarp was about 15 km long with a maximum throw of about one meter.