Thursday, 3 March 2011

Shocks and Aftershocks

The most recent 6.3. earthquake in Christchurch was and aftershock from the earlier and larger September 2010 'quake.

Graphic showing location of main shock, aftershocks above magnitude 3, and fault ruptures in Canterbury.
Graphic by Rob Langridge and William Ries, GNS Science
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