The shaky isles: Canterbury & other qu...

The shaky isles: Canterbury & other qu…

November 5, 2012

This infographic poster was created for the anniversary of the 22 February 2011 earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand that killed 185 people. It was created using diagrams from Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand (, a project run by Manatu Taonga. It starts off focusing on Christchurch, but then pulls back to cover […]

Seismic Moment

Seismic Moment

July 25, 2012

Earthquakes, from the smallest shifts to the major shocks that topple buildings, are under constant surveillance by entities like the US Geological Survey. This government agency does not issue predictions about earthquakes, but instead seeks to educate the public about the true cost of these catastrophic events. Source