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AS1.16 Investigate an astronomical or Earth Science event (Internal)
Collect information about key events/stages of the Christchurch earthquake. Use these 5 focus questions:
1. What caused the earthquake(s)?
2. What happened during the earthquake(s)?
3. What is liquefaction, what causes it and what damage did it do?
4. What are aftershocks and what did they cause?
5. Why was there no Tsunami after the earthquakes(s)?

Resources

EARTHQUAKES
LIQUIFACTION
AFTERSHOCKS
TSUNAMIS