The New Zealand earthquake epicenter 200 kilometers of Wellington can feel the power – Beijing, Beijing, November 13, according to Taiwan’s Central News Agency reports, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said that on the evening of New Zealand 13 Richter scale 7.8 earthquake, almost all the country feel strong shock power, although not yet reported casualties and a major disaster, but the northeast coast of South Island has about 1 meters high tsunami. The shallow earthquake epicenter South Island City of Christchurch (Christchurch) about 90 km, the focal depth of only 10 kilometers. The United States Geological Survey initially measured size is 7.4, then the repair level 7.8. Powerful earthquake, even 200 km from the epicenter of the capital of Wellington can feel the power, many residents are scared to escape to the outside, is now known to have many areas of power outages. After the main shock aftershocks, according to reports, the epicenter near the town of Cheviot (Cheviot) some buildings damaged. Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, in 2011 had been a strong earthquake hit, killing 185 people, suffered heavy losses. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the quake was not expected to trigger a tsunami. However, New Zealand civil defense agencies still issued a tsunami warning in southern coastal areas, please residents to take refuge in the highlands of South Island, later the northeast coast of the observed tsunami wave height of about 1 meters. Christchurch Weiyu a mother of two Aydin (Tamsin Edensor) said that the cable for a long duration of earthquake. She told the Agence France-Presse: "we sleep at that time, the house was shaken awake, only sleep has been shaking, always shake, shake more harder." She said that the neighborhood streets did not appear signs of the disaster, the power supply is not interrupted, but she worried that the villages near the epicenter. In September the east coast of New Zealand also had a magnitude 7.1 earthquake triggered a small tsunami, but no reports of serious disaster.相关的主题文章: