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Caroline Orchiston interviewed about earthquake on the Alpine Fault

Thursday 17 May 2018 12:32pm

Centre Deputy Director Dr Caroline Orchiston recently appeared on Stuff News through her involvement with Project Alpine Fault Magnitude 8 (AF8)
The project has released video simulations demonstrate widespread destruction across the South Island if New Zealand's most dangerous fault line ruptures, and there's evidence the country is due for another big one. The group warned there's compelling geological evidence to show it produces a significant earthquake of magnitude eight or greater every 300 years on average.
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