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New Zealand earthquake lifts the seabed by more than a METRE

These incredible photographs show how New Zealand’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake lifted the seabed two metres – and exploded through the sand.

Dramatic aerial pictures reveal the scale of the devastation caused on the coastline north of Kaikoura, on the country’s South Island. Scientists say the seabed lifted an estimated two metres on the foreshore and admit they have never seen anything like it.

Source: New Zealand earthquake lifts the seabed by more than a METRE | Daily Mail Online

The glory of Mother Nature in plate tectonics.

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