Archive for November, 2009

Geological Summary for New Zealand Area, March 2009

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Earthquake activity increased. White Island and Mt. Ruapehu remained at Alert Level 1.

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Strong Quake, Chile

Friday, November 13th, 2009

A strong, shallow earthquake struck the coast of northern Chile this afternoon New Zealand time.

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Geological Summary for New Zealand Area, February 2009

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Earthquake activity declined further during February 2009. White Island and Mt. Ruapehu remained at Alert Level 1.

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October 2009 Wetter and Cooler

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Tawa’s climate during October 2009 was wetter and cooler than normal for recent years.

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Geological Summary for New Zealand Area, January 2009

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Earthquake activity declined sharply during January 2009. White Island and Mt. Ruapehu remained at Alert Level 1.

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Major Quake, Fiji

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

A major undersea earthquake of seventh magnitude struck Fiji just before midnight New Zealand time.

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A Bit of a Backlog

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Pressure of other work during 2009 has interfered with the preparation of monthly summaries of geological activity, Tawa weather and the status of the hydro storage lakes.

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Strong Quake, Sumbawa, Indonesia

Monday, November 9th, 2009

A strong undersea earthquake struck off the coast of Sumbawa in the Flores Sea this morning.

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Strong Quake, Tonga Region

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

A strong, shallow earthquake struck the southern Tonga region late last night, New Zealand time.

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