Powerful Earthquake Jolted New Zealand Seabed 6 Feet Upward, Forbes. Time-lapse visualisations of the February 22 2011 and September 4 2010 earthquakes and … A lot of the shops were closed in town, some had broken stock from items vibrating off shelves. New Zealand’s Earthquake Commission (EQC) says 88% of residential building settlements from the 2016 Kaikoura catastrophe were completed at the end of last month. On 22 February 2011, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch shortly before 12:50pm at a shallow depth of four kilometres. There was also a response from the Defence Forces of New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the United States and Japan which were coincidentially in New Zealand for the 75th anniversary celebrations of the Royal New Zealand Navy. A 100-year-old woman and her daughter-in-law were rescued from the rubble of an historic homestead, while her son tragically did not make it. New Zealand lies in the Ring of Fire (see diagram at the bottom of this BBC News page), a seismically active 40,000km arc of volcanoes and trenches in the Pacific Ocean, where approximately 90% of the world’s volcanoes occur. Often referred to as the Valentine's Day earthquake, it was centred in the sea off New Brighton at a depth of 15 kilometres (9.3 mi). How were you helped and what has happened since?I felt massively supported. How do you think local residents felt during and after the earthquake? The Mw 7.8 November 14, 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake, Briefing No. To accept and hide this message click the cross on the right. I didn't get very much sleep! Media in category "2016 Christchurch earthquake" The following 12 files are in this category, out of 12 total. "People near the eastern coast of the South Island should immediately move to high ground or … A case study of an earthquake in a HIC.. What caused the Christchurch earthquake? The first International People in Disasters Conference was held in Christchurch, New Zealand, 24-26 February 2016. 3 RESERVE BANK OF NEW ZEAAND / BETIN, VO. That quake killed 185 people and injured … 'Like living on a waking dragon': New Zealanders count cost of earthquake, The Guardian. The venue is the Wigram Airforce Museum conference centre, with transport provided to inner city accommodation where the earthquake rebuild of the CBD is well underway. Christchurch Earthquake 5 Years Later. The severest of those events were the earthquake (magnitude from … The response included a New Zealand Fire Service Urban Search and Rescue squad. AFTERSHOCKS have rattled Christchurch in the wake of a 5.7-magnitude quake that collapsed cliffs and buildings in the NZ city. When we returned to New Zealand over a decade later in 2018, we were curious to see how the city had changed. Save. Kaikoura building settlements almost complete: EQC, Insurance News. 14 February 2016. media caption CCTV footage of the moment the earthquake struck. EQC has received around 38,000 residential claims for damage caused by the 14 November Kaikoura earthquake. The GA would like to thank the Secondary Phase Committee and interviewees for their contribution. What did you see, hear and feel when it happened? A major earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.8 hit near Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand at 11:02 UTC on November 13, 2016. [11] Power was lost to around 500 houses. Mw 7.0 Darfield earthquake and including four Mw ~6.0 earthquakes near Christchurch. I was in the cinema with a friend when two big aftershocks struck, which was pretty unnerving. A major earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.8 hit near Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand at 11:02 UTC on November 13, 2016. New Zealand earthquake latest: Two confirmed dead after 7.8 magnitude tremors on South Island – includes gallery and video clip, Independent. Many office buildings in Wellington were badly damaged, some are still closed and others are being pulled down or are having major repairs done before they are safe for staff to return to work. If nothing else the quake has definitely made people realise how unprepared they are! Was this the first earthquake you’ve ever felt? Live: 7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes near Hanmer Springs in South Island - two killed, Kaikoura isolated, Wellington CBD damaged – includes videos, photos and facts and figures, New Zealand Herald. The Mw 7.8 November 14, 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake, Briefing No. Information about emergencies, disasters and disaster resilience comes from many sources. The earthquake’s epicentre was near Lyttelton, just 10 km south-east of Christchurch… My workplace has also been very supportive. The 2011 Christchurch earthquake was centered just outside this vibrant city on New Zealand's South Island causing mass devastation. At 12.51 p.m. on Tuesday 22 February 2011, a magnitude 6.3 earthquake caused severe damage in Christchurch and Lyttelton, killing 185 people and injuring several thousand. Kaikoura earthquake business claims reach $900 million, Insurance Council of New Zealand. The forgotten impact: Kaikoura earthquake: Wellington still paying the price, Deloitte. 185 people were killed in the February earth quake and thousands more were injured. We weren't allowed back into the building I work in for a week and a half as several pipes had burst and there was a lot of IT repair work to be done. The Insurance Council of New Zealand announced today that private insurers have received business claims valued at more than $900 million from the 14 November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake. Map showing recent earthquake activity in and around Christchurch, New Zealand. Since then we have had over 1000 quakes some in the 5.5 order of magnitude so we are accustomed to it and our head can rationalise the sensation that we can now sail these “ground waves”. Kaikoura: 'Most complex quake ever studied', BBC Science & Environment. The Christchurch Arts Centre. The report acknowledges the following sources: Insurance Council of New Zealand 2017, 'Kaikoura earthquake business claims reach $900 million,' media release 1 February 2017. (Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience, 2017). Produce a news report on the 2016 earthquake and tsunami for print or TV. Another year on and things are visibly moving. Often referred to as the Valentine's Day earthquake, it was centred in the sea off New Brighton at a … The earthquake occurred on New Zealand’s South Island, 10km west of Christchurch, at 12.51pm on 22nd February 2011 and lasted just 10 seconds. 3, FEBRUAR 2016 The Canterbury rebuild five years on from the Christchurch earthquake Amy Wood, 1 Ilan Noy 2 and Miles Parker 1 Scale of the rebuild The Canterbury earthquakes caused sizeable and widespread damage Monday's 7.8 quake was bafflingly complex in some ways, but simple in others. The Mw 7.8 November 14, 2016 Hanmer Springs Earthquake, Briefing No. NZ earthquake: what you need to know – facts and figures about the earthquake and the damage caused, New Zealand Herald. The Mw 7.8 14 November Hanmer Springs earthquake occurred on or near the interface between the Pacific Plate and the Australian plate. How have both quakes been compared to one another?Earlier in the year while travelling I met some people who had experienced the Christchurch quake and had been greatly affected by it. Drone assesses Christchurch Cathedral earthquake damage Posted on: July 7, 2016 2:10 PM A still image from a video producced by a drone camera inside New Zealand’s Christchurch Cathedral showing damaged caused by the February 2011 earthquake. Out of the erosion zone - quake's unexpected boon, Radio NZ. The earthquakes were caused by one plate moving on top of the other at an ‘oblique-reverse’ fault, after a sudden release in pressure from the Pacific and Australian plates moving towards one another. The hypocentre (the point where the ruptures started) was at a depth of 15 kilometres (9 mi). A tsunami has struck New Zealand’s east coast after a powerful earthquake hit the country’s South Island just after midnight. Christchurch Quake Map – Models and information showing the frequency of all earthquakes that have struck Christchurch, useful for mapping the exact localities of the quakes, Christchurch Quake Map. An earthquake occurred in Christchurch on 14 February 2016 at 1:13 p.m. local time (00:13 UTC) and initially recorded as 5.9 on the Richter scale, but subsequently reviewed as 5.7. M 7.8 - 54km NNE of Amberley, New Zealand, USGS Earthquake Hazards Program. On Tuesday 22nd of February 2011 there was a 6.3 magnitude earthquake at 12:51pm. The New Zealand Earthquake Commission had received around 38,000 residential claims for damage caused by March 2017. I find myself wondering ‘what would happen if an earthquake hit right now?’ when I'm out and about all of the time. At: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/90773348/kaikoura-earthquake-tsunami-was-as-high-as-7-metres-at-one-spotEvans K 2017, 'In the wake of the quake,' New Zealand Geographic 143: Jan - Feb 2017Howie C 2017, ''It was just a freak thing' - Partner of Kaikoura earthquake victim,' The New Zealand Herald, 6 May 2017. An earthquake occurred in Christchurch on 14 February 2016 at 1:13 p.m. local time (00:13 UTC) and initially recorded as 5.9 on the Richter scale, but subsequently reviewed as 5.7. Live: 7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes near Hanmer Springs in South Island - two killed, Kaikoura isolated, Wellington CBD damaged, The New Zealand Herald. I love NZ and living in Wellington but it's made me feel very unsafe and unprepared. Cliffs have collapsed in New Zealand during an earthquake in the city of Christchurch on the South Island. Email: info@geography.org.uk, ©The Geographical Association The 2016 Kaikoura earthquake was a magnitude 7.8 (M w) earthquake in the South Island of New Zealand that occurred two minutes after midnight on 14 November 2016 NZDT (11:02 on 13 November UTC). A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake recently struck New Zealand and lifted the seabed 6 feet upward. Update on Kaikoura earthquake claims, New Zealand Earthquake Commission. When you’re on a boat and it sways it makes sense, but when you’re in your house and it sways (and you’re not accustomed to it) your head can’t quite compute what’s going on. In Christchurch, memories of a devastating 6.3-magnitude earthquake in 2011 are still fresh for many. An earthquake occurred in Christchurch on 14 February 2016 at 1:13 p.m. local time (0:13 UTC) and initially recorded as 5.9 on the Richter scale, but subsequently reviewed as 5.7. It's just such a horrible thought that it could happen again at any point. How did the quake affect you, your family, friends and community?It woke me up and I had no power for approximately one hour. A "blimmin' strong" earthquake has shaken Christchurch this morning. And countless imaginary ones! I think the worst ones I've felt were a couple of days after the quake. At: https://www.icnz.org.nz/media-resources/media-releases/single/item/kaikoura-earthquake-business-claims-reach-900-million/Morton J 2016, 'The Big Read: Unravelling the quirks of the Kaikoura Earthquakes,' The New Zealand Herald, 21 November 2016. Serious damage to road and rail infrastructure was also experienced with repairs projected to take up to a year. For more information on what cookies are and how you can manage and remove them click here. I know you weren’t living in NZ during the 2011 quake, but have other people mentioned it? Members get free online access to the journal(s) they subscribe to and GA Magazine. world; Christchurch rocked by earthquake. This stunning map shows that six faults – at least six – ruptured in the big Kaikoura quake, The Spinoff. The Big Read: Unravelling the quirks of the Kaikoura Earthquakes, The New Zealand Herald. The magnitude 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake that struck the South Island of New Zealand last November was the largest on-land recorded earthquake in the country's history. Our team has been closely following today’s earthquake in Christchurch, and we hope its impacts and the aftershocks are minimal to you and your loved ones. The report acknowledges the following sources: Insurance Council of New Zealand 2017, 'Kaikoura earthquake business claims reach $900 million,' media release 1 February 2017. Posted on October 19, 2020 by [13], Psychologists argued that survivors of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake, especially those who lost their homes or friends, experience painful memories during aftershocks. Moderate earthquake - Christchurch on November 14, 2016 November 14, 2016 by Armand Vervaeck Earthquake-report.com only survives with (mostly small) PRIVATE DONATIONS . GeoNet is a collaboration between the Earthquake Commission and GNS Science. Explain the significance of the time of day the earthquake struck in relation to the death toll. The Kaikōura Earthquake was better documented and measured than any natural event in our history. A gauge in the town measured a wave over 8ft tall as a tsunami hit the east coast after the initial quake. Christchurch February 2016 Earthquake [Above photo - Elyse Armstrong from EQC’s engineers, Tonkin+Taylor, inspects land damage in the Christchurch suburb of Parklands.] A supermarket in Waiau, 120 km north of Christchurch, shows damage in the aftermath of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on November 14, 2016. All submissions will be reviewed and verified before they are added to the collections. What you need to know: Aftershocks are expected. 5, Risk Frontiers (PDF 972KB). The earthquake left coral and seabed exposed above the ocean in a matter of minutes. Have you felt many aftershocks?Yes, I've felt countless aftershocks. 1, Risk Frontiers (PDF 480KB). It got the heart rate going but I wasn’t worried about the house falling as it’s a one storey timber framed thin roof affair but I was scared for other people in our community and the country as I knew the quake was big enough to flatten some buildings. We determine source parameters for the February 2016 event and its aftershocks, relocate the recent events along with the Canterbury earthquakes, and compute Coulomb stress changes resolved onto the recent events and throughout the greater Christchurch region. The height was approximately 5.3 metres at Oaro; a survey team located various marine flora and fauna as far as 250 metres inland of the high tide mark. Kaikoura: state of emergency declared in town cut off by New Zealand Earthquake, The Guardian. Gary Morton relives the night when he sat with the body of his partner, who died in the Kaikoura earthquake. This was followed by a 6.8 magnitude aftershock later that day, one of 313 aftershocks recorded within 13 hours by Geonet, New Zealand's national earthquake service. So we drove to my wife's sister place at Oxford which is 400+ metres above sea level and stayed there. In the wake of the quake, New Zealand Geographic. It has been five years since a major earthquake hit the New Zealand city of Christchurch, but thousands of residents are still waiting for their homes to be repaired or rebuilt, writes Michael Ertl. For a good week or so afterwards I constantly felt like the ground was shaking and became fairly obsessed with having a glass of water with me so I could check if it was moving. The magnitude 5.7 earthquake occurred at 1:13pm on Sunday, 14th February 2016, 15 km east of Christchurch and approximately 15 km deep. At: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11751775New Zealand Earthquake Commission 2017, 'Update on Kaikoura earthquake claims,' 28 March 2017. Next time we might not be so lucky that it hits at a time when most people are at home in bed and relatively safe rather than walking along streets lined with high-rise buildings, at work or on the roads. There has been no major damage to our immediate area as far as I'm aware an Lucy and I have both been to work today and in true NZ spirit it's been business as usual... We are all pretty tired as had very little sleep so will be off to bed soon!!!! The Christchurch earthquake devastated a thriving city and five years on its still looks like a wasteland in many parts. We visited Christchurch in 2007 as part of a three week trip around New Zealand and it was one of the most memorable parts of our trip. Strong magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes near Christchurch, New Zealand ... 2016 — 6.49pm first published November 13, 2016 — 10.21pm. The Mw 7.8 November 14, 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake: Briefing No. This stunning map shows that six faults – at least six – ruptured in the big Kaikoura quake. Why was the death toll so much lower than that of the 2011 February earthquake, despite it being less powerful? Has the quake changed how you feel about living in NZ?Honestly, yes. Geonet reports the 4.3 magnitude quake was centred 10km south west of the city - at a … The conference will take place from 1 – 3 April 2016, preceded by workshops on 31 March. ‘Kiwis are a unique type of tough’: a note from GeoNet’s director on responding to the monster quake, The Spinoff. 79, NO. This fifth briefing contains observations arising from a visit to Wellington and Blenheim. There is a lot of construction happening with numerous frames going up for the new precincts, and much is due for completion in 2016… Log in, … Our team has been closely following today’s earthquake in Christchurch, and we hope its impacts and the aftershocks are minimal to you and your loved ones. 14 th, 2016 Kaikōura earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent aftershocks indicate that the event has been disruptive b ut not catastrophic for the region’s people and economy. We visited Christchurch in 2007 as part of a three week trip around New Zealand and it was one of the most memorable parts of our trip. The November 13, 2016 event is also about 100 km to the north of Christchurch, which was severely damaged by a series of large earthquakes in 2010-2015, including a M 7.0 to the west of Christchurch in September 2010, and a M 6.1 directly beneath the city in February 2011. before I felt anywhere near calm afterwards. My whole room was shaking violently and I struggled to walk as I got up to leave my bedroom. I know you weren’t living in NZ during the 2011 quake, but have other people mentioned it? GeoNet is a collaboration between the Earthquake Commission and GNS Science. Kaikoura Earthquake tsunami was as high as 7 metres at one spot, stuff.co.nz. 4, Risk Frontiers. The earthquake occurred … There was a lot less damage from this quake despite it being higher magnitude than the one in 2011. It was attended by over 350 local, The novelty I used to feel about earthquakes has well and truly worn off! From the hypocentre, ruptures ripped northwards at a speed of 2 km per second, over a distance of up to 20… How did the quake affect you, your family, friends and community?Well nobody went to work the day after the quake. It was pretty surreal but after it had finished I just went back to sleep, then I got a call around 2am from a friend saying a Tsunami warning had been issued. Damaged buildings in Wellington: Nearly 50 earthquake-damaged buildings in Wellington have been inspected by engineers, with some likely to be closed for weeks or longer, and one may require demolition. A review of the Kaikōura earthquake has revealed it generated an almost 7m tsunami and it was only luck that prevented it from causing more destruction. The Everyday Guide to Primary Geography: Locational Knowledge. New Zealand's GEONET is reporting M7.5 at a depth of 16 km (9.9 miles). 3, Risk Frontiers. Several aftershocks were reported, some registering at a 5.6 magnitude. 2020. Include key details (where, how, when, what, who) and geographical causes of the earthquakes. 2016 christchurch earthquake. Australian Journal of Emergency Management, Centre of Excellence for Prescribed Burning, The Mw 7.8 14 November Hanmer Springs Earthquake, Briefing No. 'Utter devastation' after major quake, aftershocks hit New Zealand – includes a video showing the damage, Reuters. The quake lasted approximately two minutes and was considered notable for the complexity of the ruptures involved. A lot of the fatalities were to do with crumbling/falling buildings and tragically it happened in the daytime when people were out and about or at work. The tsunami that followed the Kaikoura Earthquake reached a peak height of about 7 metres, researchers have confirmed. Revisiting the Canterbury earthquake sequence after the 14 February 2016 Mw 5.7 event Matthew W. Herman1 and Kevin P. Furlong1 1Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA AbstractOn14February2016,anMw5.7(GNSSciencemomentmagnitude)earthquakerupturedoffshore east of Christchurch, New Zealand. One of the worst hit towns was Kaikoura, which lies close to the epicenter of the earthquake. Lots of people have been keen to ask how I found the quake given that I'm from the UK and not used to them! I didn't really understand the gravity of this until we hit the road and saw heaps of cars heading in-land and then I knew this was for real! You could also include interviews with residents and authorities. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Often referred to as the Valentine's Day earthquake, it was centred in the sea off New Brighton at a depth of 15 kilometres (9.3 mi). As an earthquake engineer the quakes provided opportunities close to home to study the mechanisms and aftermath of large earthquakes. (*1953 earth quakes in the three days since the big one). GA membership provides specialist support and expert advice for geography teaching. Ruptures occurred on multiple faults and the earthquake has been described as the "most complex earthquake ever studied".. What were you thoughts when the quake was happening and afterwards?The quake woke me up and I was alone in the house. Refer to our, Compare and contrast this earthquake with a recent less economically secure country such as. This was the second major earthquake to hit the city; the previous quake occurred on 4 September 2010 and registered at a 7.1 magnitude. Aftershocks have continued to rumble through the night. This earthquake … New Zealand earthquake triggers tsunami up to 15ft high - includes evacuation zone maps, government advice to residents, Metro. How do the personal accounts above compare to the media reports? GeoNet content is copyright GNS Science and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 New Zealand License At least 65 people have died after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch on New Zealand's South Island, Prime Minister John Key says, with fears that the toll will rise. For the November 2016 earthquake that affected Christchurch, see, Map showing the epicentre of the earthquake, The cliffs of Peacock's Gallop were separated from the road to, â ª Christchurch Earthquake: The aftermath - A Drone's View, â ª New Zealand/Christchurch earthquake footage. An earthquake occurred in Christchurch on 14 February 2016 at 1:13 p.m. local time (00:13 UTC) and initially recorded as 5.9 on the Richter scale, but subsequently reviewed as 5.7. The earthquake hit shortly after 1pm (11am AEDT) on Sunday, according to GeoNet, which monitors seismic activity in New Zealand. ... As at May 2016, they are just starting to reopen the facility for use and art exhibitions. Geonet reports the 4.3 magnitude quake was centred 10km south west of the city - … A case study of an earthquake in a HIC.. What caused the Christchurch earthquake? How is the cleanup going?Aside from the buildings that are still closed and cordoned off, things are feeling like they're getting back to normal. A tsunami warning has been issued. Earthquake: In pictures, Radio New Zealand. The earthquake occurred on New Zealand’s South Island, 10km west of Christchurch, at 12.51pm on 22nd February 2011 and lasted just 10 seconds. A large fissure runs along Kaikoura Road about two hours north of Christchurch Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, after a major earthquake struck New Zealand's south Island early Monday. Christchurch Earthquake Case Study. I was also worried about my girl Ali who’s a doctor working in the local hospital. Christchurch earthquake: 'Severe' magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits New Zealand city. The earthquake hit shortly after 1pm (11am AEDT) on Sunday, according to GeoNet, which monitors seismic activity in New Zealand. This earthquake was a lot bigger than anything I'd felt before. Christchurch Earthquake Case Study. ... As at May 2016, they are just starting to reopen the facility for use and art exhibitions. The epicentre (the point on the Earth's surface above the hypocentre) was 15 kilometres (9 mi) north-east of Culverden and 95 km (59 mi) from Christchurch. Brendon has been in Christchurch for the past decade and he says his "professional career has been shaped by the earthquakes”, from the 2010 Darfield and 2011 Christchurch quakes to the 2016 Kaikōura quake. Was it how you imagined it would be?I've felt several smaller earthquakes before that were over and done with before you really knew what was happening but this one was very different because of the strength and length of time it went on for. Jo-Anne Mackinnon died because of the Kaikoura earthquake. Christchurch, Wellington, North Canterbury and Marlborough are the top locations for claims lodged. Two people have died, damage is estimated at $2 billion by the government and tens of thousands of landslides have been recorded. 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