Friday, 25 November 2016

Earthquake Rocks NZ

Earthquake rocks New Zealand

A deadly 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck north of Christchurch, near Hanmer Springs. The quake was 16km deep and struck at 12.02am. It was then followed by more than a dozen aftershocks across the country including two 6.2 magnitude quakes near Kaikoura. A tsunami warning has been issued to a number of areas around New Zealand. This includes all of the East Coast of New Zealand, both in the North Island and the South.  A 2m tsunami has hit Kaikoura. Mass evacuations are taking place from a number of coastal settlements on the East Coast of New Zealand. At this stage their are causalities, but the exact number is unknown, and numerous people have been injured.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Katrina! You have included lots of information in your report but it looks very like a KiwiKids News article. What advice do you have for people if there is an earthquake?