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Anatomy of a disaster: preliminary report on the February 22, 2011 Christchurch quake

Peter Griffin posted in on January 27th, 2012.

Scientists have confirmed in a new research paper on last year’s disastrous February 22  Christchurch aftershock that computer modelling showed a week beforehand that there was a 25 percent  chance of “a magnitude 6 or greater earthquake occurring in the general aftershock zone of the Darfield earthquake in the next year”.      The paper […]

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