Christchurch 2011

Christchurch earthquake February 22 2011The February 22 2011 earthquake was in fact an aftershock of the M 7. 1 September 2010 earthquake.
Due to the shallow depth and the nearby metropolitan city of Christchurch, this earthquake became a tragedy for a lot of people. Lives have been lost, people have been injured and properties have collapsed and been heavily damaged.
Search and rescue went on for a long time.
This page brings an overview of our extensive reporting + linked subjects, as the Christchurch earthquake may be mirrored to many other world megacities.

We do apologize to our readers that we had to change the focus of our attention from New Zealand to Japan as on March 7 the first massive earthquake occurred followed by the tragic March 11 earthquake.

06-03 : Day 12 & 13  March 6 & 7 update -  (part 15)

06-03 : List of the deceased persons

05-03 : Day 10 & 11 “ March 4 and March 5 update (part 14)

03-03 : Day 10 “ March 3 update (part 13)

03-03 : Re-insurer Swiss Re estimates own cost @ 800 million US$, total insured cost @ 6 to 12 billion US$

03-03 : University of Adelaide (AU) welcomes 500 students from the University of Canterbury (NZ)

03-03 : The impressive list of aftershocks (224 since the 6.3 mainshock)

02-03 : Day 9 “ March 2 update (part 12)

02-03 : Day 9 “ Side effects of the earthquake - Impossible to pick up your own car or other important belongings! (part 11)

01-03 : Day 8 “ Christchurch M6.3 Death Toll rises to 155 160 (part 10)

28-02 : Day 7 “ 755 buildings at risk of demolition after Christchurch 6.3 earthquake (part 9)

27-02 : Day 6 “ Hopes continue to fade for families of the missing in Christchurch (part 8.)

26-02 : Day 5 - A lot of foreigners among the victims and the injured of the Christchurch 2011 earthquake (part 7)

25-02 : Day 4 “ 700 Search and Rescue personnel fighting for hope (part 6)

24-02 : Day 3 - A crucial day for the rescue efforts (part 5)

24-02 : Links to articles of various side subjects of the Christchurch earthquake

23-02 : Day 2 - Rescue efforts are continuing to save peoples lives (part 4)

23-02 : Understanding the killing M 6.3 Christchurch Earthquake

23-02 : Daylight to bring more information on the 65+ deaths, many injuries and catastrophic damage in Christchurch (part 3)

22-02 : Earthquake-Report Video Selection

22-02 : "live seismogram" of the aftershocks

22-02 : Many fatalities, hundreds injured, devastated buildings with trapped people in Christchurch, New Zealand (part 2)

22-02 : Extremely dangerous shallow aftershock in Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch September 2010 - Magnitude 7.1 earthquake
Last year we had a similar coverage on the Christchurch earthquake.
Find below the links to all the pages we made at that time

At the bottom starts the earthquake - the top links are the last aftershocks

28-12-2010 - Moderate damaging earthquake (aftershock) in Christchurch, New Zealand

A live view on the many aftershocks

Understanding the massive 7.1 Christchurch  Earthquake

The impressive list of 265 aftershocks

Focus on Positive news

Triangle of life or Drop, Cover and Hold ?

Internationally forgottten, but still shaking constantly

Know what to do before, during and after

A small story that makes the difference

A powerful 5.1 aftershock and more news

Christchurch Massive Earthquake : our preferred websites list

5.2 Magnitude earthquake strikes the North Island of New Zealand

2 Powerful Magnitude 5.2 and 5.4 aftershocks hit the Christchurch area

GNS Science reconnaissance team first flyover of the new fault

15 aftershocks (M 3.0 or greater) since this morning  AM

More news from the quake area ¦

New Zealand earthquake : the best video™s of the earthquake

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

Helicopter footage of the Christchurch earthquake damage

Curfew tonight and Stormy weather forecast on Sunday

QuakeSOS, a (free) iPhone app of big value in case of an earthquake

Powerful aftershock rattles Christchurch and Canterbury, New Zealand

First daylight pictures of the damage

Damage far greater than initially admitted

A lot of damage but so far no casualties

Power in Christchurch is OUT. Damage to houses and roads reported

Very Dangerous shallow massive earthquake hits Christchurch, New Zealand

New Zealand Christchurch hit by a Magnitude 7.0 earthquake