Today in Earthquake History
Earthquake History for April 29th
- Some damage at Big Water, Utah
and additional damage at Pipe Springs National Monument. Slight
damage (V) in the Flagstaff area and short power outages at
Grand Canyon Village, Tusayan and Valle. Felt (V) at Ash Fork,
Bellemont, Clarkdale, Cottonwood, Parks, Peach Springs and
Sedona; (IV) at Fredonia, Gray Mountain, Jerome, Page, Paulden,
Seligman, Williams and Winslow; (III) at Chinle, Chloride,
Colorado City, Cornville, Grand Canyon, Kirkland and Pine. Felt
(V) at Bryce, Cedar City, Kanab and Springdale, Utah; (IV) at
Hurricane and Tropic, Utah. Felt at Lake Powell, Orderville,
Rockville and St. George, Utah. Also felt at Cottonwood Cove,
Las Vegas, Overton and Searchlight, Nevada.
Significant Earthquakes of the World 1993.
- Thirty-six people
injured and extensive damage (VIII) in the
Assisi-Gubbio-Perugia area. About 7,500 people
homeless. Felt strongly in central Italy.
Significant Earthquakes of the World, 1984.
- The second largest earthquake in the history of Washington.
- The Meeberrie earthquake was one of the largest to have occurred in Australia. It was
felt over a wide area of Western Australia.
Damage from the earthquake was small because of the low population in the
epicentral region, but the shaking at Meeberrie homestead was very severe.
All the walls of the homestead were cracked, several rainwater tanks burst,
and widespread cracking of the ground occurred.
From the EMA Disasters Database, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AUSTRALIA.
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