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March 7th, 2011
Christchurch Quake Mapped from Space

The Magnitude 6.3 tremor killed more than 160 people and shattered a city already reeling from a previous seismic event in September. Data from the Japanese Alos spacecraft has been used to map the way the ground deformed during the most recent quake. It shows clearly that the focus of the tremor was right under the city’s south-eastern suburbs. Read More