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Earthquake risk in Christchurch

John Kerr posted in on June 15th, 2011.

Following Mondays two damaging aftershocks, Christchurch is starting — once more — the arduous task of clean up. But are they out of the woods yet? Seismologists have been working hard to keep the public informed of the current estimates for future shocks. Following Tuesday’s initial coverage, further reporting has explored the future risk of […]

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Christchurch hit by powerful aftershocks

John Kerr posted in on June 13th, 2011.

Christchurch was struck by two strong aftershocks this afternoon. Details of the severity and the extent of damage continue to emerge. Still recovering from the September and February earthquakes, Christchurch was struck by two strong aftershock earthquakes this afternoon. The first aftershock struck at 1pm. The magnitude 5.5 quake was centred at Taylor’s Mistake, a […]

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