Meckering Earthquake - 50 years on

Hear from those who experienced it

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Malcolm Searle

On the 14th of October 1968 at 10.59am, a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Meckering.

Fortunately no one was killed as it was a public holiday in Western Australia.

The damage and devastation was widespread.

Hear from some of the people who experienced the Meckering earthquake in 1968 in this 5 part series. 

It's going to be a special day on Sunday the 14th of October. For all the event information, visit

12 October 2018

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