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Tectonics of the M7 earthquake near Christchurch, New Zealand

This post was written in response to the Darfield earthquake in September 2010. The most recent seismic activity is discussed here. [Updated 8th September 1200 GMT – see bottom of post. And check out the PodClast discussion of this earthquake, … Continue reading

Categories: earthquakes, focal mechanisms, geohazards, tectonics