Major Earthquakes, New Zealand Region

March 6th, 2021

Three major earthquakes struck the New Zealand region today, all three generated tsunami waves.

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Earthquakes Near Wellington

October 8th, 2020

A burst of earthquake activity occurred near Wellington this evening.

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Moderate Quake, Nelson

September 4th, 2020

A moderately strong earthquake struck the Nelson region last night.

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Major Quake, Kermadecs

September 10th, 2018

A major undersea earthquake struck south of the Kermadec Islands this afternoon.

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Great Quake, Fiji Region

August 19th, 2018

A great quake of 8th magnitude struck the Fiji region just after midday today.

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Strong Quake, Kermadecs

December 9th, 2017

A strong undersea earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands yesterday afternoon, New Zealand time.

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Major Quake, Loyalty Islands

November 20th, 2017

A major earthquake struck the Loyalty Islands just before midday today.

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Strong Earthquake Near Tonga and Fiji

September 26th, 2017

A strong earthquake struck near Fiji and Tonga late this afternoon, New Zealand time.

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Major Earthquake, Central Mexico

September 21st, 2017

A major earthquake struck central Mexico early this morning, New Zealand time, causing widespread damage and deaths in several Mexican provinces.

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Strong Quake, Southern Ocean

September 20th, 2017

A strong earthquake struck south of New Zealand this afternoon.

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Japan’s Earthquake Early Warning System

September 16th, 2017

Japan has a well-developed public warning system to alert its population to the possibility of strong shaking from earthquakes. The system is automated and includes tsunami warnings.

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Mexico: Earthquake Early Warning Worked

September 13th, 2017

Mexico City’s earthquake early warning system worked well on Friday, giving residents more than a minute’s warning before shaking from the magnitude eight Chiapas earthquake reached the city.

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Great Quake, Mexico

September 12th, 2017

A magnitude eight earthquake, often called a “great” quake, struck off the southern coast of Mexico last Friday afternoon.

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Strong Quake, The Snares

July 11th, 2017

A strong earthquake struck near The Snares islands at 7 o’clock this evening, New Zealand time.

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Kermadec Earthquakes

June 29th, 2017

Two magnitude six earthquakes struck the Kermadec Islands today.

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