Christchurch earthquake

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  • 1. By: Wayne Shih
    Photos by: National Geographic & NZ Herald
    Data from: NZ Herald 23rd of Feb., 2011 Newspaper
    Christchurch EarthquakeTuesday 22th of Feb., 2011
  • 2. The Presbyterian Knox Church.
    Photo / Mark Mitchell
  • 3. A statute lies in front of the Christchurch Cathedral.
    Photo / Mark Mitchell
  • 4. The Christchurch Cathedral.
    Photo / Simon Baker
  • 5. The Christchurch Cathedral.
    Photo / Mark Mitchell
  • 6. Reverend Neil Struthers inside the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Lyttelton.
    Photo / Sarah Ivey
  • 7. The Oxford Terrace Baptist Church.
    Photo / Simon Baker
  • 8. Defence Force personnel patrolling the city. Photo / NZDF
  • 9. Tristan Webb stands in a large hole along River Road, Avonside.
    Photo / Getty Images
  • 10. Tourists observe an ice chunk that fell into Tasman Lake on Tuesday.
    Photo / Denis Callesen (NZPA)
  • 11. Christchurch Then & Now
    Earthquake Damage
  • 12. Christchurch's Anglican Cathedral.
    Photos / Supplied
  • 13. Charlie B Backpackers.
    Photos / Supplied, Simon Baker
  • 14. The Carlton Hotel.
    Photos / Christchurch Star, Getty Images
  • 15. How it Happened
    New Zealand Herald
  • 16. Rector Scale
  • 17. September 4th Earthquake & 2011 Compaction
    Scientists say because of the quake’s depth & proximity the damage in some parts of Christchurch was greater then in September
  • 18. A GNS seismologist says early investigations show the quake was an oblique strike slip event, indicating side-to-side and occasional vertical movement.
    Fault Lines
    Normal Faults
    Plates move away or extend
    Reverse Faults
    Plates come together/ compress
    Strike-slip Faults
    Plates move alongside each other, causing fraction
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