Archive for the ‘Earthquakes – Observations’ Category

Fiordland Earthquakes

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

A burst of earthquake activity has occurred in Fiordland over the last ten days.

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Strong Quake, Kermadecs

Monday, June 6th, 2016

A strong, undersea earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands this afternoon.

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Marlborough Earthquakes Continue

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

The series of moderate earthquakes occurring near Hanmer Springs and St Arnaud continued with two more events late last night.

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Christchurch Earthquake

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Another moderately-strong earthquake struck near Christchurch yesterday afternoon, nearly five years after a sixth magnitude earthquake killed 185 people.

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Earthquake Near St Arnaud

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

A moderately strong earthquake struck near St Arnaud in Marlborough this afternoon.

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Undersea Earthquakes in the Kermadecs

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

A burst of earthquake activity has struck the Kermadec Islands in recent days.

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Whakatane Earthquake Swarm

Monday, January 25th, 2016

A swarm of shallow earthquakes struck off the coast near Whakatane overnight.

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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.

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Kermadec Quakes Continue

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

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

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Strong Quake, Southern Kermadecs

Monday, September 7th, 2015

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

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Major Quake, Santa Cruz Islands

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

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

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Southern Kermadec Quakes

Friday, June 26th, 2015

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

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Dunedin Earthquake

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

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

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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.

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Major Quake, Solomon Sea

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

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

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