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...this is very small and targeted in the area right around Christchurch…
More than 600 Australian and New Zealand doctors and nurses were attending the annual meeting of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand in Christchurch when the 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the country’s second biggest city on Tuesday (22 February).
The conference’s organiser told Australian newspaper The Sydney Morning Herald the Christchurch Convention Centre, New Zealand's largest purpose-built convention venue situated in the heart of Christchurch's CBD, had been evacuated and all delegates were safe.
...to provide assistance to Americans.
He said it is absolutely devastating what is happening there,” said Manzullo spokesman Rich Carter. “He said it is kind of like their 9/11, their tragedy.
Originally posted by Mythkiller
Interesting theory op - your Youtube link doesn't work?
I wouldn't put anything past these *#stards and I have no doubt they have the technology to create earthquakes (and other) at will.
NZ being relatively safe as far as terrorism goes, this would be a good cover to enact draconain laws that would otherwise not be possible...So yes, anything is possible.
Originally posted by hypervalentiodine
I'm not so sure about your reasoning for it being so 'unusual'. New-Zealand is a terribly small country located directly over a major fault line, which itself is a part of the so-called, 'ring of fire'. Being from NZ myself, I can tell you that earth quakes are very much an every day thing we have to deal with. Most people don't even think twice about them as they live out their lives. Quite often I would be watching T.V., eating, etc. and the house would start shaking. In primary school we are taught very young that when it starts getting serious and you're inside, you run for door frames or the under sides of tables and hold on tight. It's an almost instant response for most NZ'ers when the shakes become a bit more noticeable. All in all, you have to consider that NZ is a country that sits constantly on the brink of complete destruction. Another even such as Taupo and we're wiped off the face of the earth entirely. We have earth quakes and volcano eruptions and floods all the time. Once in a blue moon, they hit a little harder and a little closer than we'd like, but that's just how it is down here. No more to it , in my opinion.
Originally posted by bluemirage5
reply to post by hypervalentiodine
I too was taught all that while in school in NZ....but NZ was always one of the few nations that was used as a guinea pig for all the latest appliances among other things. Having NZ on 2 major plate faults just make the globalists' jobs that much easier.
Originally posted by ReptilePete
The Christchurch earthquake is part of the ascension of the anti christ. As is the current middle east violence.
It is a sign, and a seal.
They are here, and walk amongst us.
June 5 1869, "Christchurch" earthquake
Since 1853, when organised European settlement of Christchurch and Lyttelton began, ten or so earthquakes are known to have shaken Christchurch city strongly enough to cause chimney and minor building damage and/or significant contents damage (i.e. caused shaking intensities of MM 6 or more). Among these are large earthquakes, centred some distance from Christchurch. Only one earthquake is known to have caused pervasive building and chimney damage throughout the CBD and nearby suburbs, encompassing Avonside, Linwood, Fendalton and Papanui. This event was the 1869 June 5 8:00 am (local time). The highest intensity of shaking was clearly confined to within a few kilometres of Christchurch CBD. Contents damage occurred in many shops and homes, and many chimneys and chimney tops fell or were cracked. The stone spire of St John’s church in Latimer Square was cracked from top to bottom, reportedly the worst damage in the city. In the Government buildings, the tops of two chimneys came down, plaster was cracked, and several stones displaced. Similar damage occurred in some other brick and stone buildings, including Matson’s building, the NZ Loan & Trust building and the NZ Insurance building. Avonside and more generally, the area north of the Avon River and east of and along Papanui Road, were most affected with many chimneys damaged or down. The side of one brick house collapsed in Manchester Street. The relatively low level of masonry damage in the city is consistent with MM 7 rather than the MM 7 - 8 assigned by Dibble et al. (1980). Outside the city intensities rapidly decreased, reaching MM 5 at Kaiapoi and Halswell. However, a few chimneys and household contents were damaged at Lyttelton. The short duration of shaking, small spatial extent of MM 7, the occurrence of aftershocks and the rapid attenuation are consistent with an earthquake at very shallow depth within a few kilometres of the CBD.
August 31 1870, "Lake Ellesmere" earthquake
The 1870 earthquake, on August 31 at 6:53 pm (local time) was more widely felt than the 1869 earthquake, with the highest intensities around Christchurch, at locations on Banks Peninsula and South Canterbury, but felt at least as far south as Dunedin, on the West Coast and North Canterbury. In Christchurch city, there was damage to household and shop contents as well as isolated chimney damage, e.g. one or two chimneys fell in Avonside, one in Chester Street and another in Papanui Road. The upper parts of several chimneys were rotated near the railway station. There was also isolated minor structural damage. At St John’s church in Latimer Square the stone cross fell, causing damage to several roof slates, and some old cracks opened in the stonework. Old cracks in the Town Hall also moved. The damage is consistent with MM 6 at most. Several chimneys, as well as household goods, were damaged at Lyttelton, about Banks Peninsula and in South Canterbury as far south as Timaru, the intensity not exceeding MM 6, except possibly at Temuka, and the eastern side of Lyttelton Harbour. The spatial distribution of intensities indicates an earthquake at greater depth than the 1869 earthquake. This is consistent with the reported longer duration of strong shaking, the occurrence of only one or two slight aftershocks and observations of the two shocks separated by a short interval that are almost certainly P and S waves. www.geonet.org.nz...
Originally posted by bluemirage5
reply to post by Tallone
he said "small and targeted" at 2:03
should we not look too much in to those unusual chosen words?
and look what I found......the not so important Admiral was sent to NZ so the Americans did'nt have to spend another day looking at the the idiot:
Nice find, aye!edit on 28-2-2011 by bluemirage5 because: addition
Originally posted by muzzy
Christchurch has always been known as the "Conference Center of the South Islad" so its probably likely that any given time there will be visitors from overseas organisations in town, ummmm .................. lets see ..........."having a Conference" maybe
I think you are using random facts ( most which are wrong anyway) to fit in with your argument.
You give these Politicainsway too much credit, the sole purpose any Politican has in life is to stay in elected office, not take over the World, or even give a chit what us Public thinkedit on 28-2-2011 by muzzy because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by muzzy
The Lyttelton quake was at 5km, not 10km, so how you can say that was at the same depth as the Haiti quake at 13km is beyond me. Have you ever walked the difference, even horizontally, 8km, let alone vertically?
The 2010 quake was at 11km
Darfield was 37km from the CBD, Lyttelton was 9.6km again a big difference.
Earthquakes are not as uncommon in Christchurch as some people seem to think