Pike River Coal Mine Explosion

There’s been an explosion at the Pike River coal mine, reports vary but it’s thought that 29 people may be trapped in the mine, in Atarau near Greymouth , New Zealand including foreign nationals.

Our thoughts are with the miners and their families.

mine at A, quake at B

Early Wednesday morning there was a shallow magnitude 3 quake located 80km north east of Greymouth but it is not known if this was linked to the explosion.

Advertisements

By making a comment you agree to abide with the comment guidelines. Newer comments are at the top.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s