South Island (especially Kaikoura) and Wellington need to be alert as well for current Tsunami Warning underway. by Ben Vidgen Christchurch Earthquake The subduction margin adjacent to the Raukumara Peninsula is characterised by tectonic erosion and seamount subduction. GPS studies imply that the subduction interface is weakly coupled here, though […]

Rains have lasted over 30 days and are continuing. And many other disasters are hitting at once including tornadoes, hailstorms, torrents, mudslides, and earthquakes — in addition to a possible new virus outbreak from the swine flu, and also expected locusts. In Chongqing, videos show large-scale mudslides rushing towards highways, […]