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News Wellington, NZ, should prepare for more Earthquakes

  1. Jul 20, 2013 #1
    http://nz.news.yahoo.com/a/-/top-stories/18084609/wellingtonians-should-prepare-for-more-shakes/ [Broken]

    Today is Sunday. This morning I felt the one at 7.30am.

    On Friday, we had a 5.7 magnitude earthquake centered around Seddon, as well. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10900169

    Today's earthquake history: http://www.geonet.co.nz/quakes/region/newzealand/all

    http://info.geonet.org.nz/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=5799971
     
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  4. Jul 21, 2013 #3

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  5. Jul 21, 2013 #4

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    I hope these dozens of quakes are letting off enough pressure to prevent a large quake. Thirty significant quakes within a couple of hours is pretty bad.
     
  6. Jul 21, 2013 #5
    http://nz.news.yahoo.com/a/-/top-stories/18090995/quake-closes-parts-of-wellington/ [Broken]

    The scientists are stunned that after the 5.8, there should not have been a 6.5 that evening.
     
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  7. Jul 21, 2013 #6

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    Hopefully this isn't a trend of quakes creeping up north
     
  8. Jul 21, 2013 #7

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    Quick, you guys need to build a Great Earthquake Wall!!
     
  9. Jul 21, 2013 #8

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  10. Jul 24, 2013 #9
    They believe the cause of these earthquakes is a new fault line. http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/8950508/Swarm-could-trigger-Wellington-fault

    In other earthquake news: http://nz.news.yahoo.com/a/-/top-stories/18132774/marlborough-moved-5cm-to-east-in-quake/ [Broken]
     
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  11. Jul 28, 2013 #10
    http://nz.news.yahoo.com/a/-/top-stories/18188769/large-aftershock-rocks-capital/ [Broken]
     
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  12. Aug 1, 2013 #11
    More earthquakes:

    Yesterday: http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/8989172/Shaky-morning-for-Cook-Strait
    Which made Barbara Stewart, an MP sitting in Parliament say the following on Facebook:
    This morning (Friday): http://nz.news.yahoo.com/a/-/top-stories/18294351/another-quake-rattles-central-new-zealand/ [Broken]
     
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  13. Aug 15, 2013 #12

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    Our department's (Physics @ UoA) labs just recorded a 6.9 quake at wellington :eek:

    http://www.iris.edu/amaseis/schools/as1imgs/auck.png [Broken]
     
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  14. Aug 15, 2013 #13

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    Wow. That's really a big one.

    The USGS site -

    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/

    shows two big aftershocks, 5.7 and 5.2.

    Hang on, Kiwis! I really hope all is well there :frown:!
     
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  15. Aug 15, 2013 #14

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