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Why seemingly small earthquakes can cause a lot of damage – Stuff.co.nz

Why seemingly small earthquakes can cause a lot of damage – Stuff.co.nz

| On 29, Aug 2017

Why seemingly small earthquakes can cause a lot of damage
Stuff.co.nz
GNS Science seismologist Dr John Ristau said “for a small magnitude earthquake to cause significant damage it would have to be very shallow and very close to human-built structures depth will be very important as the amount of ground shaking drops