New Zealand’s hydro lake storage plunged during February 2010, continuing a decline that began on January 12th.
Archive for April, 2010
Doggone It! Wellington landmark the Loaded Hog has closed its doors.
Two moderately strong earthquakes struck near Tonga and Samoa today.
A strong, deep earthquake struck eastern New Guinea shortly after 11 o’clock this morning.
Earthquake activity increased. White Island and Mt. Ruapehu remained at Alert Level 1. No tsunami alerts were raised.
The swarm of earthquakes occurring near Tolaga Bay on the eastern coast of the North Island has continued overnight.
A burst of earthquake activity has been recorded off the coast of the Gisborne district in recent days.
Earthquake activity declined. White Island and Mt. Ruapehu remained at Alert Level 1.
A major earthquake struck the Solomon Islands late this evening New Zealand time.
A burst of moderately strong earthquake activity has struck the South Pacific area, with five events during the past day.
Earthquake activity increased. White Island and Mt. Ruapehu remained at Alert Level 1.
The earthquake which struck Dusky Sound in July last year was the largest to strike New Zealand in 80 years but smaller quakes have cost more in damage.
New Zealand’s hydro-electric storage peaked at 4063 GWh during January 2010 before slowly declining.
This morning’s earthquake near the Banjak Islands, Sumatra, probably occurred on the interface between the Australian, Indian and Sunda tectonic plates, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.