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University of Auckland coastal geomorphologist Dr Murray Ford

NZ - Satellite view shows Raoul Island before and after quakes, tsunami

Satellite images appear to show a raft of fresh landslides around Raoul Island, near where 7.4 and 8.1 earthquakes struck on Friday morning.


It comes as GeoNet has published data from tidal gauges, showing how a tsunami reaching up to 40cm high was measured at Great Barrier Island soon after the events.

This afternoon, University of Auckland coastal geomorphologist Dr Murray Ford tweeted a before-and-after satellite view of Raoul Island.

Visible in the latest image, recorded by US Earth imaging company Planet Labs, showed numerous landslides on the island, which is about 1000km northeast of New Zealand.

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