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Monday, February 21, 2011

BREAKING NEWS: 6.3 Earthquake slams into Christchurch, New Zealand. Major Damages expected

By Randy Economy
www.Economy4ABC.Blogspot.com
Monday, February 21, 2011
4:40 p.m. PST

Christchurch, New Zealand

A major 6.3 earthquake has just hit the community of Christchurch, New Zealand. Here is the official data for the US Geological Association. If you live in Christchurch, hit my comment section and tell me what you are experiencing. Some reports are already say that the city hall in Christchurch has been damaged, and some city officials may have been injured.

Stay SAFE! I have lots of readers in Christchurch!

Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude6.3
Date-Time
Location43.513°S, 172.638°E
Depth4 km (2.5 miles)
RegionSOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
DistancesNEAR Christchurch, New Zealand
215 km (135 miles) SSE of Westport, New Zealand
305 km (190 miles) SW of WELLINGTON, New Zealand
315 km (195 miles) NNE of Dunedin, New Zealand
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 13.9 km (8.6 miles); depth +/- 0.5 km (0.3 miles)
ParametersNST= 87, Nph= 94, Dmin=21.2 km, Rmss=1.13 sec, Gp= 65°,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=B
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusb0001igm
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