A moderate earthquake struck off-shore north of Wellington just before 9 o’clock this morning.
Archive for December, 2008
Another 5th magnitude earthquake struck New Zealand’s North Island this afternoon, continuing the burst of earthquake activity that began yesterday.
Both of the main islands of New Zealand have experienced earthquakes this morning.
People interested in activity at Taupo volcano are in for a bit of a feast at the moment. GeoNet has released an article describing their monitoring at the massive caldera volcano, and Radio New Zealand National is featuring Taupo in this week’s edition of “Earthworks”.
Earthquake activity in the Kermadec Islands has continued following Tuesday’s magnitude 6.8 quake, with four events of magnitude 4.7 or greater.
Earthquake activity has rippled along plate boundaries in the south-west Pacific since last night’s strong earthquake near Raoul Island. Quakes have been recorded near Fiji, Vanuatu and New Guinea.
A strong earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands this evening.
Declining earthquake activity at Mt. Ngauruhoe has caused GNS Science to reduce the volcano’s alert status.
Residents in the south-west of the South Island felt another shallow earthquake this evening.