Earthquake in New Zealand
• The earthquake in New Zealand
Last weekend in New Zealand, an earthquake of magnitude 7.9, provokes a tsunami in the region also recorded two more tremors. Early Monday morning on the South Island in New Zealand there was a new earthquake of magnitude 6.2, causing new destruction and massive landslides.
The earthquake killed 2 people. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins):
A New Zealand passes the Pacific "fire zone" - a strip of volcanoes and tectonic faults in 40 thousand kilometers. It surrounds the Pacific Ocean, passing around the coast of North and South America to southern Alaska, then turns to Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia, and is completed in the area of the island of New Guinea, New Zealand and the South-West Pacific. It is in the "Ring of Fire" is the vast majority of the planet's famous volcanoes. There happens to 90% of all earthquakes on Earth. (Photo by Anthony Phelps | Reuters):
The earthquake lies at a depth of 14.8 km. (Photo by Anthony Phelps | Reuters):
Fell. Supermarket in Wellington. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins):
The hotel in Waiau, New Zealand.
The earthquake more than 1,000 people are currently cut off from their homes in the South Island of the country. (Photo by Matias Delacroix):
Experts believe that in the near future earthquake could happen again - it can happen at any time during the next 30 days. (Photo by Anthony Phelps | Reuters):
The earthquake led to the destruction of multiple New Zealand's infrastructure. (Photo by Sgt Sam Shepher):
Landslides completely filled track.
A freight train was unable to cope with the landslide and stood up. (Photo by Mark Mitchel):
In the air rose the dust from the aftershocks. (Photo by Mark Mitchel):
The landslide fell asleep highway. (Photo by Sgt Sam Shepherd):