The 1989 newcastle earthquake it was a day that devastated australia the people of newcastle ran frantically as the buildings crumbled behind them. The newcastle earthqauke why the earthquake has occurred the rigid outer skin of this planet has been in perpetual motion for the past 4500 million years. Create your citations, reference lists and bibliographies automatically using the apa, mla, chicago, or harvard referencing styles it's fast and free. The effects were felt over an area of about 200,000 km2, with isolated reports of movement up to 800 km away from newcastle the area sustaining structural damage. Australian geoscientists and mining experts have labelled a us report linking the 1989 newcastle earthquake to coal mining in the area as quotfar-fetchedquot.
At 1027am on the 28th of december 1989 newcastle was rocked by a 55 strength earthquake please note this is channel nbn 3s tv coverage. Jennifer matthews recalls the moment when the earthquake hit newcastle 25 years ago at 1027am. Stories about the hidden treasures of hamilton, nsw - its people, places, past and present.
Being a teenage newcastle boy on tafe holidays meant that on 28 december 1989, at 10:27 am, i was in bed, fast asleep but not for very much longer it. Aftermath report newcastle earthquake 28th december 1989 citizens' earthquake action group the following report was. Newcastle nsw, australia, 28 december 1989 image sources: dr adrian page, ie aust report kevin mccue bill jordan, electricity commission of nsw, newcastle. Twenty years ago this month, the deadliest earthquake on australian soil occurred near newcastle, an industrial city on australia’s east coast the moderate.
The 1989 newcastle earthquake occurred in newcastle, new south wales on thursday, 28 december  the shock measured 56 on the richter magnitude scale and was one. Aftermath aftermath was written by doug lithgow one year after the newcastle earthquake it is vital that local government and the normal processes of. Earthquakes and an earthquake in australia, natural hazards, disasters, sose: geography, year 8, qld introduction earthquakes are a sudden shaking of the ground. Newcastle earthquake 1989 an earthquake is a shaking of the ground caused by the sudden breaking and movement of large sections (tectonic plates) of the earth's rocky.
Part i introduction aim the aim of this report is to describe the newcastle earthquake and identify its social, physical and economic effects on. Economic impacts according to the economic development research group, economic impacts are effects on the level of economic activity in a given area. The newcastle earthquake did not really effect the natural environment as much as it impacted the built environment schools, homes and commercial buildings were all. On december 28, 1989, a 56 magnitude earthquake crumbled buildings and wreaked havoc in newcastle, nsw the quake killed 13, and hospitalised 160 people. Man-made earthquakes cause seismic rumblings a magnitude 56 jolt that struck newcastle, earthquake faults are simply cracks that are subjected to forces.
Domestic insured losses and the newcastle earthquake r j biong school of earth sciences, macquarie university, sydney nsw 2109 introduction. Type: earthquake: city: newcastle (nsw) author: miles, thais a abstract: when the earthquake struck the response of the local health service was guided by the new. List of earthquakes in australia damage in hunter street and the newcastle suburbs of the hill and wallsend although a minor earthquake,. What were the social, environmental and economic impacts of this disaster what groups and organizations responded to the earthquake.
Newcastle earthquake in 1989 a magnitude 56 earthquake occurred in newcastle, killing 13 people and leaving 160 injured the initial repair costs for the damaged. The abc reports from the scene of the newcastle earthquake on december 28, 1989, when 13 people died. The highest death toll and damage occurred at the newcastle workers club, where the floor collapsed and nine people were killed and many more trapped beneath rubble.
4 use the newcastle earthquake web link listed below to find our more about this earthquake, and to discover some of. Newcastle earthquake date: 28 december 1989 time one of australia's most serious natural disasters occurred when an earthquake shook newcastle in new south.