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  Reply # 783004 17-Mar-2013 16:25
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alexx: I don't often feel them, but felt it here in Eden Terrace.
http://www.geonet.org.nz/quakes/region/newzealand/2013p203051

Centre appears to be Motutapu Island


New volcano popping up?  About the right place ...



More land for housing?

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  Reply # 783005 17-Mar-2013 16:28
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Is the Cbd still standing ;)




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  Reply # 783007 17-Mar-2013 16:32
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DonGould: Is the Cbd still standing ;)


Yes (if anyone really cares)....

But wait,... can't see the Skytower!!!!

Oh, there it is behind that rain and cloud (haven't seen that stuff for a while)




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  Reply # 783009 17-Mar-2013 16:38
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As I understand it, aftershocks are never bigger than the original earthquake?

How is it possible in this case then? We have a 3.7 then a 4.0....

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  Reply # 783010 17-Mar-2013 16:38
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Hey now Auckland, I don't want Christchurch to get jealous of this...




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  Reply # 783011 17-Mar-2013 16:39
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At the folks place in Castor Bay, looking out over the harbour. Directly out to Motutapu. Feels a little close to home, only a few kms to the epicentre. First was very subtle, we felt it but was not worrying. Second was much more noticeable.

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  Reply # 783012 17-Mar-2013 16:46
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simon14: As I understand it, aftershocks are never bigger than the original earthquake?

How is it possible in this case then? We have a 3.7 then a 4.0....


The 4 wasn't an aftershock, it was the main shock, any thing before it was the foreshock.  (assuming we don't get a bigger one, then the mainshock will become a foreshock).  Foreshock, mainshock and aftershock are all relative terms

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  Reply # 783014 17-Mar-2013 16:47
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michaelmurfy: Hey now Auckland, I don't want Christchurch to get jealous of this...



yessss




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  Reply # 783016 17-Mar-2013 16:50
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I thought someone was jumping on my bed... it woke me up as I was falling asleep from watching a movie, felt quite surreal waking up to it.


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  Reply # 783017 17-Mar-2013 16:56
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yeah decent jolt in beachlands...

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  Reply # 783023 17-Mar-2013 17:04
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I had to laugh at the short time it took for comments on twitter about a new volcano coming or maybe rangitoto waking up

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  Reply # 783037 17-Mar-2013 17:29
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When I was a young whippersnapper we had endless playground conversations about that one ; ).

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  Reply # 783068 17-Mar-2013 19:10
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At Pt Chev. Didn't feel a thing.




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  Reply # 783080 17-Mar-2013 19:45
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Felt it in Bayview. Almost pooed my pants as I'm an ex-Chch citizen.

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  Reply # 783090 17-Mar-2013 20:24
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minigopher17: Felt it in Bayview. Almost pooed my pants as I'm an ex-Chch citizen.


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