Earthquake, New South Wales, 1989
by Jacob Breaux
Graph of Power
Shows the areas affected, and the amount of power at the different areas.
Destroyed car after wreckage falling on it from a building.
Some of the many buildings, and homes destroyed.
Economic Hardship and Loss of Money
There was $4,000,000,000 in damage. It took quite a while for them to recover from the event. It killed 13 people and hospitalized 160.
- It happened three days after Christmas.
-It caused the most damage out of all the earthquakes in Australia!
-9 of the thirteen deaths were in the Workers Club, a popular restaurant.
- One of the major causes of injury was pavilions falling on Beaumont Street.