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Cracks in dam scare Thai villagers

CHIANG RAI: People of 17 villages in Mae Suai sub-district of Mae Suai district in Chiang Rai province are in fear after cracks appeared in a local mid-sized dam and aftershocks continued following the big earthquake two months ago. 249 more words


Magnitude 2.8 Earthquake Rattles San Benito County Near Ridgemark

SAN BENITO COUNTY (CBS SF) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.8 struck in San Benito County Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. 36 more words


How Do You Know If Its The "Big One"?

We always talk about the “Big One”. “When the Big One hits”. If its the “Big One”…. If there’s a little tremor (in Wellington, a “small one” is probably anywhere around a 4), we look at each other and wonder “is that a foreshock, will there be a 5, or a 6 or…a “Big One” in 10, 20 minutes from now. 106 more words

Big Earthquake

Chch knocked back a century on

CBD scene compared with 100 years ago

The iconic buildings are long gone.  You’d expect most major cities around the world to have developed from 1914 to 2014.   45 more words


Earthquakes - What To Do

The City Council has a large amount of information on its website on what to do during and after an earthquake. The Council also has a number of preparation initatives. 51 more words


City Council Earthquake Preparedness Information

Wellingtonians have always been “earthquake aware”, but it is only since the major destruction in Christchurch in February 2012 that most people have really been taking notice of quake preparedness advice. 19 more words