Friday, June 6, 2008

The Wairarapa fault

In 1855 this heaved upwards about 10 meters.

It's about 1km from where I live- but everywhere here is near some fault line or another...

2 comments:

Stephen Renico said...

OB,

How common are earthquakes in NZ? Anything like in Japan?

Oswald Bastable said...

Very much like in Japan!