To quake “experts”: There’s a beast in the room and it ain’t an elephant!
Posted by te2ataria on November 22, 2016
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“Strong” earthquake rattles southern Hawke’s Bay
The quake was revised by USGS to a 6.0 magnitude shock, which occurred at a depth of 10.0 km, about 75km ENE of Castlepoint, New Zealand.
Other News in Drips…
Celebrity Solstice cruise ship passengers involved in two of three fatal crashes Tuesday
First fatality: One person was killed in a collision between a car and bus full of cruise ship passengers near Matamata on State Highway 29, east of Te Poi, near the base of the Kaimai Range.
Second fatality: An American woman, who was a passenger on the Celebrity Solstice, was killed after being struck by a truck about 12.15pm on Tuesday while on a cycling tour.
Third fatality: A person was killed in a three-vehicle crash on State Highway 1 in Otago Tuesday afternoon.
One person was killed instantly. Another with critical injuries was flown by rescue helicopter to Dunedin Hospital. Two people with moderate injuries were taken to Oamaru Hospital.
‘Severe’ earthquake rocks Canterbury
Canterbury was rocked by a “severe” earthquake measuring 5.7 magnitude, centred 20 kilometres southeast of Culverden at a depth of 7km.
“While the quake was centred approximately 100km north of Christchurch, many “extreme” felt reports were logged by those in the city. It was felt as far afield as Invercargill and Auckland.” http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/86758316/Canterbury-shaken-by-severe-earthquake