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Wanaka Earthquake

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by Zimboo, May 4, 2015.

  1. Zimboo

    Zimboo A Local

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    Just had news that Wanaka has been hit by a 6.0 Earthquake.
    Hope everyone is OK.
    Epicentre 30km Northwest of town at a depth of 5km.
     
  2. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    expatgm Addicted

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    Didn't feel any thing here.
     
  4. Zimboo

    Zimboo A Local

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    Great news, all seems good for the town. Hope Treble Cones lifts and facilities are all OK?
     
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    teckel Not a Loser Ski Pass: Gold

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  6. ScottGN

    ScottGN One of Us Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    There was quite sustained shaking in Queenstown, enough that you could see everyone trying to decide if some sort of emergency procedure might be in order like 'drop, cover and hold' which is apparently what the kids at schools around Wanaka did.
     
  7. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  8. Zimboo

    Zimboo A Local

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    Read a article this morning calling the quake "A goody".
     
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    Whoa! Did it add any more vertical to TC?
     
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    Draizuh One of Us

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    Wasnt at home in Queenstown yesterday but didnt feel anything in northern southland i was on a ladder/scaffolding all day. Considering the first big ChCh earthquake in 2010 woke me up and made the bed roll quite a lot for 30 seconds i wouldnt consider it "big".
     
  11. expatgm

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    Yeah, I think I was driving when the earth-tremor occurred.