Earthquake Footprints

With big earthquakes and swarms of smaller events, or even an area over a certain time period the markers of the aftershocks or events leave behind a “footprint” or pattern which seldom repeats itself. These can also be helpful in determining the extent of the Fault that failed. Below are some images of major earthquake events that left a unique signature. The map behind the markers has been removed.

New Zealand Series

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7.1Mw, Darfield (Canterbury), Saturday, September 4 2010 at 4:35 am NZDT 6.343ML, Port Hills (Canterbury), Tuesday, February 22 2011 at 12:51 pm NZDT 6.411ML (6.0Mw),Taylors Mistake (Canterbury), Monday, June 13 2011 at 2:20 pm NZST
6.0ML, New Brighton (Canterbury), December 23 at 3:18pm 2011 NZDT Canterbury Series, NZ 2010 to 2012 Cook Strait18/07/2013 Mag 5.7ML
Cook Strait 21/07/2013 Mag 5.8ML (5.7Mw) Clifford Bay 21/07/2013 Mag 6.49ML (6.5Mw) Lake Grassmere16/08/2013 Mag 6.6ML (6.5Mw)
Cook Strait Series 18/07-19/08/2013 Eketahuna 6.3Mw, 20/01/2014

Italian Series

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