EARTHQUAKE<br />Christchurch<br />New Zealand<br />22nd February, 2011<br />Mid day<br />
Whilst the earthquake on February 22nd. 2011 was not as powerful as the<br /> earthquake on Saturday 4th September, 2010. ...
The epicentre of the quake was much closer to the surface and to the City Centre.<br /> Around 5 kms below the surface and...
Whilst the September earthquake’s epicentre was around 40 kms from the city centre and 10 kms below the surface<br />
The increase in death was partially caused, due to the time of day and day of the week<br />
The September earthquake happened early on a Saturday morning before the stores had opened<br />
The February earthquake happened during the lunch period on a weekday, when offices and stores were open. Leading to many ...
Office workers, shoppers and visitors rushed to assist those trapped and injured<br />
Another reason for the extensive damage is due to buildings that had been weakened <br />By the earlier earthquake in Sept...
Liquefaction was also more of problem with the February earthquake<br />
The damage was not only confined to the City Centre, suburban areas and surrounding<br />Countryside also felt the effects...
Christchurch’s historic Cathedral, which has survived previous earthquakes<br />Succumbed to the February earthquake<br />
A number of people were injured in vehicles traveling through the city as the <br />Earthquake struck<br />
Christchurch earthquake feb 2011
Christchurch earthquake feb 2011
Christchurch earthquake feb 2011
Christchurch earthquake feb 2011
Christchurch earthquake feb 2011
Christchurch earthquake feb 2011
Christchurch earthquake feb 2011
Christchurch earthquake feb 2011
Christchurch earthquake feb 2011
Christchurch earthquake feb 2011
Christchurch earthquake feb 2011
Christchurch earthquake feb 2011
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  1. 1. EARTHQUAKE<br />Christchurch<br />New Zealand<br />22nd February, 2011<br />Mid day<br />
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  5. 5. Whilst the earthquake on February 22nd. 2011 was not as powerful as the<br /> earthquake on Saturday 4th September, 2010. The damage and death was<br />more extensive.<br />
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  7. 7. The epicentre of the quake was much closer to the surface and to the City Centre.<br /> Around 5 kms below the surface and around 10 kms from the City Centre in February<br />.<br />
  8. 8. Whilst the September earthquake’s epicentre was around 40 kms from the city centre and 10 kms below the surface<br />
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  10. 10. The increase in death was partially caused, due to the time of day and day of the week<br />
  11. 11. The September earthquake happened early on a Saturday morning before the stores had opened<br />
  12. 12. The February earthquake happened during the lunch period on a weekday, when offices and stores were open. Leading to many more people in the city centre.<br />
  13. 13. Office workers, shoppers and visitors rushed to assist those trapped and injured<br />
  14. 14. Another reason for the extensive damage is due to buildings that had been weakened <br />By the earlier earthquake in September and subsequent aftershocks collapsed<br />
  15. 15. Liquefaction was also more of problem with the February earthquake<br />
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  17. 17. The damage was not only confined to the City Centre, suburban areas and surrounding<br />Countryside also felt the effects of the earthquake<br />
  18. 18. Christchurch’s historic Cathedral, which has survived previous earthquakes<br />Succumbed to the February earthquake<br />
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  24. 24. A number of people were injured in vehicles traveling through the city as the <br />Earthquake struck<br />
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