Charlie B Backpackers. Photos / Supplied, Simon Baker
The Carlton Hotel. Photos / Christchurch Star, Getty Images
How it Happened New Zealand Herald
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
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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