Construction errors may have been responsible for the collapse of the Christchurch CTV building (killing 115 people)

Last update: February 24, 2012 at 10:55 am by By

Overview of the articles we have written on the New Zealand earthquake One year after the quake, a technical report on the deadly collapse of the Canterbury Television building has revealed what caused the structure to fail in last February's magnitude 6.3 earthquake in Christchurch New … [Read more...]

Powerful aftershock shakes the Christchurch area again

Last update: October 19, 2010 at 10:56 am by By

Earthquake Report comment : A powerful aftershock occurred at 11:32 am of Tuesday October 19. The epicenter was located only 1 km from Lansdowne,  5 km south of Halswell and 10 km west of Lyttelton The hypocenter was at a very shallow depth of 9 km. This aftershock proves once more that the greater … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list October 15, 2010

Last update: October 15, 2010 at 7:07 am by By

M 4.7      2010/10/15 21:14     Depth 179.0 km     EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN October 16, 2010 at 06:14:49 AM at epicenter 60 km (40 miles) S of Aomori, Honshu, Japan. Too deep to create problems M 5.1      2010/10/15 17:54     Depth 10.0 km     NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC … [Read more...]

Christchurch earthquake : a powerful 5.1 aftershock and more news

Last update: February 7, 2011 at 4:11 pm by By

Update September 7 - 23:22 UTC (September 8 - 11:22 local time) : 16 hours of relative calm, but the last 8 hours the people of Christchurch have experienced an increasing number of aftershocks. 11 aftershocks of Magnitude 3.0 or more since midnight local time. The most powerful aftershock … [Read more...]

Christchurch massive earthquake : more news from the quake area ...

Last update: September 6, 2010 at 8:30 am by By

Link to the first part and second part of our reporting who starts just a couple of minutes after the earthquake struck. Update 11:07 UTC (September 5) : Numerous aftershocks  since the Magnitude 7.0 main quake  from September 4  (local time). published a live aftershock … [Read more...]

New Zealand Christchurch hit by a Magnitude 7.0 earthquake (part 2)

Last update: September 4, 2010 at 11:00 pm by By

Link to the first part of our reporting who starts just a couple of minutes after the earthquake struck was one of the first blogs in the world to report in-depth about this massive earthquake. Follow us on twitter or in Facebook for this and future events. Update 23:52 UTC : … [Read more...]