Posts Tagged Christchurch tremor

Natural Disasters, Top News

Update: New Zealand Earthquake

Update: New Zealand Earthquake

With around 200 people still missing, the death toll in the New Zealand earthquake has now reached 146. It has been a very difficult time for all the families of the victims as they wait for the recovery and release of the bodies beneath the rubble. Everybody has high hopes that there are still alive […]

February 26, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Natural Disasters, Top News

Devastating Christchurch Quake

Devastating Christchurch Quake

A day after a powerful earthquake rattled Christchurch, the rescue teams continue searching for people trapped beneath the piles of rubble of collapsed buildings. More than 75 people were killed with hundreds still missing.  A state of emergency was declared today by the country’s Prime Minister John Key. This will provide civil defence authorities more […]

February 23, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Environment

Glacier Breaks Due to Earthquake

Glacier Breaks Due to Earthquake

It has been a memorable experience for those people who were on the Tasman Lake when  the 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit Christchurch on February 22, 2011. While watching glaciers on their boats, they also witnessed tsunamis of up to 3.5 meters high and ice calved off the glacier.  One of the popular activities among tourists […]

February 23, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Natural Disasters, Top News

Fatal Earthquake Hits Christchurch

Fatal Earthquake Hits Christchurch

A  6.3 earthquake that lasted for about a minute hit Christchurch lunchtime today bringing major destructions everywhere in the city, 65 deaths and hundreds injured. This tremor is just one of the hundreds aftershocks since the September 4 earthquake that measured 7.1 in the Richter scale. It struck 10 kms southwest of Christchurch and filled […]

February 22, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>