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  • 1.
    • The Haiti earthquake 2010
  • 2.
    • It could not happen here
  • 3.
    • Or could it ?
  • 4. Newcastle
  • 5. Newcastle 4th of January 1990
  • 6.  
  • 7.
    • Looking down a deserted Watt Street towards Customs House. Customs House was severely damaged by the earthquake
  • 8. This was one of the most serious natural disasters in Australia's history.
  • 9.  
  • 10.
    • Injured person being treated by ambulance officers in Beaumont Street
  • 11. At 10.27 am on Thursday, 28 December, 1989, the City of Newcastle was devastated by a ML 5.6 (Richter magnitude) earthquake
  • 12.  
  • 13.
    • Damage to the Parkers Hotel, Maitland Road, Islington
  • 14.  
  • 15.  
  • 16.
    • Notice on the door of 27 Union Street, notifying the public that entering the building was not allowed as the building was unsafe
  • 17. 160 People were hospitalised
  • 18. 160 People were hospitalised 13 People died
  • 19. 13 People died
  • 20.  
  • 21.
    • Damaged building in Lamar Street
  • 22. Thank you all for watching