Strong aftershock rattles Christchurch, New Zealand - aftershock classified as new event by insurers

Earthquake overview : One of the most powerful aftershocks since a couple of months occurred at 07:34 PM (19:34), October 9 2011o. Early reports are mentioning a strong shaking. GEONET, New Zealand reports a magnitude (Richter) of 5.5 at a depth of 12 km (see more details below) "I have Felt it" … [Read more...]

Moderate aftershock under Rolleston, Christchurch, NZ

Epicenter 2 km from Rolleston (data source : Geonet New Zealand) and 20 km west of Christchurch. Our danger color of Orange has been set because of the fact that some properties have not been completely repaired after the recent massive earthquake. Geonet received 419 "felt" notifications.  9 … [Read more...]

Powerful aftershock shakes the Christchurch area again

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...]

Strong aftershock shakes Christchurch, New Zealand

Earthquake Report comment : The aftershock had a Magnitude of 5.2 following USGS and 5.0 following GNS Science. Epicenter was at 30 km east of Darfield and near the original epicenter of the massive 7.1 earthquake who struck the area at September 4. Since that data many hunderds of aftershocks have … [Read more...]

Christchurch earthquake : internationally forgottten, but still shaking constantly

Although the current aftershocks are not mentioned anymore in the USGS and EMSC charts, the inhabitants of Christchurch are still living under the constant threat of a major aftershock and are experiencing many moderate earthquakes every couple of hours. People who want to see the strength of the … [Read more...]

Christchurch earthquake : a powerful 5.1 aftershock and more news

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 : our preferred websites list focuses on earthquakes in the entire world and has to limit his news reporting to short important issues. We are however aware that some of our readers have friends and relatives in the greater epicenter area. They are searching possibly every single detail about the ongoing … [Read more...]

Christchurch, New Zealand earthquake : 15 aftershocks (M 3.0 or greater) since this morning 8 AM

A lot more aftershocks since this morning. Although scary for the local people, the Magnitudes were very moderate. Since 8 AM this morning (local time) at least 15 aftershocks of a magnitude greater than 3.0 have been registered. 5 of the shocks had magnitudes in between 4.0 and 4.5 Check our … [Read more...]

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

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 earthquake : the best video's of the earthquake

Here is an overview of the best video's we found on the internet Just after the earthquake hit Damage during daylight News footage from Ten News - video from the first hours after the quake Aerial footage from the quake - sorry for the noise of the helicopter Very good news footage … [Read more...]