Two powerful earthquakes struck the Irian Jaya region of Indonesia this morning.
Archive for September, 2010
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck beneath the Bay of Plenty this evening.
In the three weeks since the Darfield earthquake struck, claims have been flowing in to disaster insurer, EQC.
The possibility that recent seventh magnitude earthquakes in the South Island mark the beginning of another period of increased seismic activity is an unpleasant prospect, but one which has to be considered.
Another earthquake struck off the coast of the North Island near Porangahau this afternoon.
Strong earthquakes struck near Vanuatu and Fiji yesterday.
Some Canterbury residents have felt their strongest shaking since Saturday’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake this morning.
A cluster of moderately strong aftershocks rattled the Canterbury region and residents just before midnight last night.
Aftershock activity in Canterbury has eased this morning.
Seismologists are studying data to determine whether yesterday’s Darfield earthquake was actually two or more separate earthquakes.
The most disruptive earthquake to strike New Zealand since the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake struck the Canterbury region of the South Island this morning.
A state of emergency has been declared in Christchurch city following this morning’s major earthquake. Noisy aftershocks continue. Damage is extensive. Serious power disruption.