A slow earthquake is currently occurring near Gisborne, the third such event in the area this year.
Archive for March, 2010
A burst of earthquake activity struck the southern ocean, south of New Zealand this evening.
A series of three strong earthquakes struck Chile early this morning, New Zealand time.
The tsunami generated by the recent Chile earthquake nicely illustrates the warnings issued by Civil Defence authorities when New Zealand coasts are threatened by dangerous waves.
A strong undersea earthquake struck near the Banks Islands in Vanuatu early this morning.
The concern over the tsunami threat from Saturday’s magnitude 8.8 earthquake off the coast of South America has nearly run its course. Japan, like many other Pacific nations yesterday, is now examining the waves arriving on its shores and adjusting its priorities.