1967 7/30 0:00 UTC 10.56N 67.31W 23km M=6.5, Caracas, Venezuela
The death toll of this earthquake was over 200.
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:
firstname.lastname@example.org (office), or email@example.com (home).
Contributors: Charles R. Hutt, William H. K. Lee.
1. Seismograms of the
1967 Caracas (Venezuela) Earthquake:
Selected WWSSN seismograms from this earthquake were scanned as part of the ICSU Scanning Project.
Please note that there were smaller earthquakes occurred before and after the Caracas earthquake, especially on July 29 at 10:24 in northern Colombia (M=6), and on July 30, at 1:30 in Turkey (M=5.8), at 10:49 in Macquarie Is. (M=5.1), and at 13:35 in New Ireland (M=5.2).
link to compressed tif file directory (.gz format)
Sozen, M.A., P.C. Jennings, R.B. Matthiesen, G.W. Housner, and N.M. Newmark (1968).
“Engineering Report on the Caracas Earthquake of 29 July, 1967”, National Academy of
Sciences, Washington, D.C., 77 pp. and tables, figures, & 2 appendices.
(Last Updated: September 12, 2004)