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A heavy shook of earthquake vn experienced la Ashburton between 9.25 < and 9.26 p.m. The line of oiollUtton , appeared to be from Sooth to North and the vibrations lasted for sevaral seconds* *£he ehook was tcoompanted by » tumbliDg sound. -

la Obristahaioh (** we learn from the) morning papers) the shook Is obaraoterlsed as pretty severe. The motion li desorlbed as of a rotary oharaoter. The town olook was stopped at 9.27. A telegram from Walkwl gives the time as 9.29 and states that the shook wutton violent by far than the last great shake, and was accompanied with a roaring loand like thunder. No lerloai damage It repotted.

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EARTHQUAKE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2023, 28 December 1888

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EARTHQUAKE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2023, 28 December 1888

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