NZ / Marlborough - Five million litres of wine lost in 2 minutes and 20 seconds of earthquake....

 

 

 

 

 

To put it in perspective, the energy expended in those 2 minutes and 20 seconds of the earth moving, equated to eight million tonne of TNT exploding, or 40 atomic bombs.

So not surprising that Marlborough’s wine industry was affected. Even though the quake was centred towards the southern end of the region, the impact of that energy force exploding was serious, although it could have been a lot worse.

 

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