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Earthquakes – Tairawhiti

Gisborne earthquake

Start

21 Dec 2007

Finish

22 Dec 2007

<p>A magnitude 6.8 earthquake occurred at 20:55 hours on Thursday 20 December approximately 50 km south-east of Gisborne at a depth of approximately 40 km with a number of after shocks. The earthquake caused damage to some buildings and minor disruption to power supply.
No deaths or significant injuries occurred. Most damage occurred in the Gisborne City central business district (CBD). </p>