Archive for the ‘Earthquakes – Observations’ Category

Great Quake, Chile

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

An earthquake of magnitude 8, classified as a “great quake,” struck off the coast of Chile this afternoon, generating a damaging tsunami.


Kermadec Quakes Continue

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Earthquakes continue in the southern Kermadec Islands since last night’s magnitude 6.4 earthquake.


Strong Quake, Southern Kermadecs

Monday, September 7th, 2015

A strong earthquake struck south of the Kermadec Islands this evening.


Major Quake, Santa Cruz Islands

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

A magnitude 7 undersea earthquake struck near the Santa Cruz Islands this afternoon.


Southern Kermadec Quakes

Friday, June 26th, 2015

A burst of earthquake activity struck the southern Kermadec Islands today.


Dunedin Earthquake

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

A shallow magnitude 4.7 earthquake shook Otago just after 11 o’clock last night.


Strong Quakes, Solomon Islands

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

A series of strong undersea earthquakes have struck the Solomon Islands since ten o’clock Thursday morning.


Major Quake, Solomon Sea

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

A major earthquake struck the Solomon Sea near Bougainville, Papua New Guinea this evening.


Major Quake, PNG

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

A major earthquake struck Papua New Guinea yesterday.


Strong Quakes, Tonga

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Two strong earthquakes struck the Tonga region of the South Pacific this evening, New Zealand time.


Major Quake, Papua New Guinea

Monday, March 30th, 2015

A major undersea earthquake struck Papua New Guinea early this afternoon, New Zealand time.


Strong Quake, East Cape

Monday, November 17th, 2014

A strong earthquake struck off-shore East Cape this morning.


Strong Quake, East Cape

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

A strong undersea earthquake struck to the north of East Cape this evening, mid-way between the North Island and the Kermadec Islands.


Strong Quake, Fiordland

Monday, October 13th, 2014

A strong undersea earthquake struck off the coast of Fiordland this evening.


Major Quake, Alaska

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

A major earthquake struck Alaska’s Aleutian Islands this morning.