Archive for the ‘Earthquakes – Observations’ Category

Major Earthquakes, New Zealand Region

Saturday, March 6th, 2021

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

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Earthquakes Near Wellington

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

A burst of earthquake activity occurred near Wellington this evening.

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Moderate Quake, Nelson

Friday, September 4th, 2020

A moderately strong earthquake struck the Nelson region last night.

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Major Quake, Kermadecs

Monday, September 10th, 2018

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

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Great Quake, Fiji Region

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

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

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Strong Quake, Kermadecs

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

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

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Major Quake, Loyalty Islands

Monday, November 20th, 2017

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

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Strong Earthquake Near Tonga and Fiji

Tuesday, 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

Thursday, 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

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

A strong earthquake struck south of New Zealand this afternoon.

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Great Quake, Mexico

Tuesday, 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

Tuesday, 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

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Two magnitude six earthquakes struck the Kermadec Islands today.

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Kermadec Earthquakes

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

A burst of earthquake activity struck the southern Kermadec Islands this afternoon.

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Earthquake, Stephens Island

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

A moderately strong, deep earthquake struck near Stephens Island this morning.

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