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Seismologists on Christchurch quakes

John Kerr posted in on June 14th, 2011.

Following yesterday’s two earthquakes in Canterbury, the media sought out experts to explain what happened and, perhaps more importantly, was is going to happen beneath the city of Christchurch. The news reports below detail the response of seismologists to the strong aftershocks experienced yesterday and warnings of future aftershocks. Media coverage: New Zealand Herald: Swarm […]

NZ scientists comment on earthquakes near Vanuatu

Peter Griffin posted in on October 9th, 2009.

GNS Scientists comment on yesterday’s earthquake activity near Vanuatu, whether the earthquakes are in any way linked to last week’s quakes near Samoa and Sumatra and the ever-present threat of a high magnitude quake hitting closer to home… Dr Warwick Smith, Seismologist at GNS Science, comments: “My opinion is that these events are too far […]

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