Four faults caused New Zealand earthquake

Four faults are now believed responsible for the earthquake in New Zealand on September 4th. According to detailed investigations by GNS, two blind thrusts were angled across the Greendale Fault. This was determined by using satellite radar-imaging, GPS calculations, and computer modeling.

To read the full article, click here.

Source:
Stuff.co.nz, http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/4399919/Scientists-find-four-faults-caused-shake

Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern

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