Strong shallow aftershock close to Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand

UPDATE 12:55 UTC : Eastern suburbs from Christchurch have experienced some liquefaction and flooding. Here is a video showing some local flooding.  We are not 100% sure that the video was taken today, but what we see is certainly in line with the reports we have seen elsewhere in … [Read more...]

Moderate damaging earthquake (aftershock) in Christchurch, New Zealand

UPDATE 27/12/2010 13:39 UTC : Surprisingly for many people, but the so called "aftershocks" have been labeled by members of the Earthquake Commission as a new earthquake (see link to article below), this mainly for "practical reasons". Seismologically they are still labeled as … [Read more...]