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June 9, 2017
by Shams

Bent rail tracks after a New Zealand earthquake

On 4 September 2010, a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the South Island of New Zealand near Christchurch. The earthquake’s epicentre was 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of Christchurch, near the town of Darfield. Its known as the Canterbury earthquake or … Continue reading

March 13, 2011
by Guest Post

WHOI Experts Stress Lessons From Japan Earthquake

While Japan’s 8.9-magnitude earthquake and accompanying tsunami represent a devastating natural disaster for the country’s residents, scientists should also seize upon the massive temblor as an important learning tool for future quakes around the world, including the Pacific Northwest coast … Continue reading