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...]