The earthquake that rattled Melbourne was among Australia's biggest in half a century, but rock records reveal far mightier ones
By Mark Quigley, Associate Professor of Earthquake Science, The University of Melbourne
Januka Attanayake, Research Fellow, The University of Melbourne
The geological record tells us we have had earthquakes in Australia’s deeper past much larger — possibly up to and bigger than magnitude 7.0.
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- Tuesday, September 21, 2021