Talk:1987 Edgecumbe earthquake
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The claims of casualties, etc. ought to be verified with newspaper citations or the like. Iproteus 08:17, 12 October 2006 (UTC)
Given that Matata is only about 12km from Edgecumbe, the distance and direction of the epicentre from Matata as stated seems off.
northislander 02:57, 15 April 2007 (UTC)
Most Damaging Quake ??
This page currenly says:
- "The earthquake was the most damaging New Zealand has experienced in recent decades, with approximately 50% of the houses in Edgecumbe being damaged by the quake. "