1966 Gisborne (New Zealand) Earthquake Archive:

1966 3/04 23:58 UTC  38.52S 177.85E  25km         M=6.2, Gisborne, New Zealand

Since we have very little information about this earthquake, we urge scientists and engineers who have studied this earthquake to contribute their materials for this archive.  Please contact William H. K. Lee at:
lee@usgs.gov (office), or whklee@ix.netcom.com (home).

Contributors: Charles R. Hutt, William H. K. Lee.

1.Seismograms of the 1966 Gisborne (New Zealand) Earthquake:     Selected WWSSN seismograms from this earthquake were scanned as part of the USGS/ICSU Scanning Project.

link to compressed tif file directory (.gz format)

2. References:     Hamilton, R.M., G.J. Lensen, R.I. Skinner, O.J. Hall, A.L. Andrews, C.M. Strachan, and O.M. Glogau (1969).     “Gisborne Earthquake, New Zealand, March 1966”, Bulletin 194, New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Wellington, New Zealand, 57 pp.

(Last Updated: September 12, 2004)