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0 Anchorage, Alaska Earthquake – Nov. Collection of 3D Geometries for Global Subduction ZonesA new picture of the geometry of subducting slabs around the world, the locations of the live earthquake updates nz’s largest earthquakes. Data products to view and download. South Island of New Zealand with a moment magnitude of 7.

Some damaging aftershocks followed the main event, the strongest of which was a magnitude 6. The main shock on 4 September caused widespread damage and several power outages, particularly in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand’s second largest city. Christchurch, near the town of Darfield. 40 billion NZD, making it the fifth-biggest insurance event in the world since 1953. Motunau on the North Canterbury coast in 1922. Geologists have recognised about 100 faults and fault segments in the region, some as close as 20 km to central Christchurch.

1 magnitude aftershock had an epicentre just 7 km from the Christchurch city centre. 0 aftershock with a depth of just 9 km caused surface shaking – reported at the time to be the worst since the original earthquake. On 26 December 2010, Boxing Day, a swarm of more than 32 shallow aftershocks, many centred directly under the city, occurred throughout the day, beginning with a 4. The shock caused some minor damage and was felt as far away as the West Coast and Oamaru.

Seismologists regard it as an aftershock of the 2010 earthquake. It was preceded by a magnitude 5. 6 tremor, and affected many structures previously damaged by other earthquakes. The earthquake injured a total of 46 people, while many others were evacuated from the city centre. The shock was felt heavily in Christchurch, causing moderate-heavy content damage in western suburbs such as Upper Riccarton and Hornby. On 22 July 2011 a magnitude 5.