Disasters Strike is a blog pertaining to geological hazards and the destruction they can cause. New information in the geology field, examples of geological hazards, and mitigation techniques will be explored.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Massive iceberg breaks off after a New Zealand Earthquake
Yesterday a 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit New Zealand causing a large iceberg to shear off a glacier! The iceberg, estimated to weigh 30 to 40 million tons, then landed in a lake causing waves up to 3 meters high.