Flurry of tremors rock New Zealand

January 19, 2011 – “The aftershocks keep coming for Canterbury, with another 3.9 magnitude quake near Christchurch this afternoon following this morning’s 5.1 tremor. The quake hit at 12.26pm, 10 km south-west of the city at a depth of 5km, GNS Science reported. Another 3.9 magnitude quake also struck at 11.10am, 10km east of the city, at a depth of 5km, one of eight tremors recorded to have struck today. The swarm of aftershocks come in the wake of a 5.1 magnitude aftershock at 6.01am, 10km south-west of Christchurch, at a depth of 10km, GNS Science reported. It was widely felt across Canterbury.” –NZ Herald
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