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Metadata Identifier: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos:259

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MD_DataIdentification

Count Component Title Abstract
1 2011 Christchurch, New Zealand Images The South Island, New Zealand earthquake occurred as part of the aftershock sequence of the M 7.0 September 3, 2010 Darfield, NZ earthquake. It involved oblique-thrust faulting at the easternmost limit of previous aftershocks, and like the mainshock itself is broadly associated with regional plate boundary deformation as the Pacific and Australia plates interact in the central South Island, New Zealand. This latest shock is significantly closer to the main population center of Christchurch, NZ, than is the September 2010 mainshock, in the vicinity of several other moderate (M 4 to 5) sized aftershocks located east of the main rupture zone of the 2010 event. There have been approximately 6 M>=5.0 aftershocks in the Christchurch region. The February 21st earthquake represents the largest aftershock to date, more that half a magnitude unit larger than the previous largest aftershock.
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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
1 2011 Christchurch, New Zealand Images
  • 2012-02-01
doi:10.7289/V5154F01
1 NASA/GCMD Data Center Keywords
    1 NASA/GCMD Earth Science Keywords
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      CI_ResponsibleParty

      Count Component Individual Organization Position Email Role Linkage
      1 Hazards Data DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce haz.info@noaa.gov distributor
      2 Heather McCullough DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Scientific Data Manager haz.info@noaa.gov Heather.McCullough@noaa.gov pointOfContact
      1 Heather McCullough DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce publisher
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      CI_OnlineResource

      Count Component Linkage Name Description Function
      1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/data/kml/photos/259.kml Keyhole Markup Language (KML) Event epicenter and image locations download
      1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazardimages/ Natural Hazards Image Database Collection of damage and geological images resulting from natural hazards, specifically tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanoes. search
      1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazardimages/event/show/259 Event Description Natural hazard event (tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption or other geological hazard) description, image thumbnails, map, links to metadata and details from the NGDC Hazards databases download
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      Count Component Code
      1 doi:10.7289/V5154F01
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      Bounding Box Temporal Extent
      Count Component Description West East North South Start End
      1 172.71 172.71 -43.6 -43.6
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      Count Component West East North South
      1 172.71 172.71 -43.6 -43.6
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      MD_Format

      Count Component Name Version specification
      1 JPEG
      1 TIFF
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      MD_Constraints

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      1 Cite as: National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: 2011 Christchurch, New Zealand). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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