Thursday, 17 November 2016

Land moves 10m, new faults discovered after 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake

Ruptures in farmland around Conway near Kaikoura. Photo: SNPA / David AlexanderAfter the 7.8 earthquake in Kaikoura there was a discovery that the land has moved 10m. Also there has been an evacuation so helicopters have been picking up people and droping them off to another place safe for them. The road had been offset by a similar distance along the hope fault.

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