Another moderately strong earthquake struck Fiordland this evening.
Archive for February, 2010
The tsunami threat for New Zealand and most Pacific Ocean states is easing. First waves have now reached much of the Pacific and sea level gauges are reporting sea level changes which have been analysed. However dangerous sea currents will exist for some hours.
A tsunami warning continues in place for New Zealand coastal areas following last night’s magnitude 8.8 earthquake in Chile.
A shallow, great quake of 8th magnitude struck Chile last night, causing serious damage and generating a tsunami in the Pacific Ocean.
A moderately strong, shallow earthquake struck off the Fiordland coast late this afternoon.
The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management has revised its Tsunami Advisory and Warning Plan.
A moderately strong earthquake struck south of Norfolk Island this morning.
A burst of moderately strong earthquake activity rippled along the plate boundary between Tonga and the Kermadec Islands last night and has continued this morning.
A moderately strong, deep earthquake struck central New Zealand this morning.
A moderately strong, shallow earthquake struck near Raoul Island this morning.
Sunday 14th February 2010
A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck 215 km south-south-west of L’Esperance Rock (645 km north-east of Auckland) at 4:05 this afternoon. Early analysis indicates that the quake was 73 km deep.
[Compiled from data supplied by the U.S. Geological Survey and its contributing agencies.]
A strong, shallow undersea earthquake struck near Tonga this afternoon.
A moderately strong, deep earthquake struck near Paraparaumu overnight.
A moderately strong earthquake struck off shore near Gisborne just before midnight last night.