November 17, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] Two people have been killed and many more injured following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the New Zealand town of Kaikoura this week. Almost 2,000 after-shocks have been felt since the main quake, which struck at two minutes past midnight on Nov. 14 NZDT. Several church buildings have been affected. An estimated 80,000 to 100,000 landslides since Monday is combining with heavy rain to worsen the effects of the initial quake.
November 14, 2016
- The epicenter of the 7.8 magnitude was located north of Christchurch on the nation's South Island.