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Archive for January, 2009
Two moderately strong earthquakes have struck the Kermadec Islands today.
New Zealand’s hydro-electric storage remained above average during December, following a dramatic improvement during late November.
A strong undersea earthquake struck the Loyalty Islands this afternoon.
A strong quake struck the Kermadec Islands early this morning.
Last year, Wellington’s northern suburb of Tawa experienced its second wettest year since 2005.
Earthquake activity continued at an increased level. White Island and Mt. Ruapehu remained at Alert Level 1, Mt. Ngauruhoe was reduced to Alert Level 0.
A strong, shallow earthquake struck the Loyalty Islands this evening, New Zealand time.
Earthquake activity increased slightly during November 2008, but magnitudes were generally lower than events recorded during October. White Island, Mt. Ngauruhoe, and Mt. Ruapehu remained at Alert Level 1.
A deep earthquake of fifth magnitude struck beneath the Kermadec Ridge early this morning.
Another moderate earthquake of fifth magnitude struck the southern Kermadec Islands late this evening.
Hydro storage lakes recovered from a decline that set in during October and passed above 100% of capacity for only the second time during 2008 on November 24th.
Small tsunami waves have been reported on Japanese coasts following the magnitude 7.5 earthquake recorded in Papua, Indonesia at 11:34 NZDT this morning.
A second major earthquake has struck the Papua region of Indonesia, just under three hours after a similar event.