Monday, June 13, 2011

Earthquake hit Christchurch city

Today, earthquake hit Christchurch city. The second largest city in New Zealand was rocked by two earthquakes, which occurred within 90 minutes of difference time.

According to the news station CNN, quoting a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the first earthquake measuring 5.2 on Scale Richter (SR). The quake epicenter is located 9 km from the east-southeast of Christchurch and depth 11 km.

90 minutes later, occur earthquake with greater power, 6.0 Scale Richter. Epicenter located about 13