Category:1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake

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1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake 
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Instance ofearthquake
LocationNew Zealand
Point in time3 February 1931
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39° 18′ 00″ S, 177° 00′ 00″ E

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The 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake, also known as the Napier earthquake, occurred in New Zealand at 10:47 am on Tuesday 3 February 1931, killing 256 and devastating the Hawke's Bay region. It remains New Zealand's deadliest natural disaster. Centred 15 km north of Napier, it lasted for two and a half minutes and measured magnitude 7.8 Ms (magnitude 7.9 Mw).


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