Server displaced on Raoul Island following magnitude 8.1 quake

Server displaced on Raoul Island following magnitude 8.1 quake

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Images taken by MetService show the damage done from two earthquakes inside a building on Raoul Island on March 5.

It started with a magnitude 7.1 shake near East Cape at 2:27 am, followed by a magnitude 7.4 quake near Raoul Island at around 6:40 am.

At around 8:30 am, a magnitude 8.1 earthquake also struck near Raoul Island within the northern Kermadec Islands.


Source: CC/ MetService

Food rations were left displaced from the large magnitude of shakes.

Contracted GNS Science, MetService and the Department of Conservation own facilities on the Island, which monitor all sorts of details.

Following the Royal Navy vessel HMNZS Canterbury, which visited with small teams from all three contractors on Wednesday; they all carried out numerous tasks to fix infrastructure and do upgrades.


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