Archive for September, 2010

Major Quake, Indonesia

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Two powerful earthquakes struck the Irian Jaya region of Indonesia this morning.

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Strong Quake, Bay of Plenty

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck beneath the Bay of Plenty this evening.

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Darfield Quake Claims Flood In

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

In the three weeks since the Darfield earthquake struck, claims have been flowing in to disaster insurer, EQC.

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An Unpleasant Prospect

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

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.

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Porangahau Earthquakes

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Another earthquake struck off the coast of the North Island near Porangahau this afternoon.

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Strong Quakes Near Vanuatu and Fiji

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Strong earthquakes struck near Vanuatu and Fiji yesterday.

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Serious Aftershock, Canterbury

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Some Canterbury residents have felt their strongest shaking since Saturday’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake this morning.

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Aftershock Cluster, Canterbury

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

A cluster of moderately strong aftershocks rattled the Canterbury region and residents just before midnight last night.

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Canterbury – Aftershocks Ease

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Aftershock activity in Canterbury has eased this morning.

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Canterbury – A Multiple Quake?

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

Seismologists are studying data to determine whether yesterday’s Darfield earthquake was actually two or more separate earthquakes.

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Darfield Earthquake and Aftershocks

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

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.

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Canterbury Quake – Initial Damage Summary

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

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.

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Major Quake, Canterbury

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

A major earthquake struck Canterbury, in New Zealand’s South Island, this morning. A tsunami was NOT generated by the on-shore quake.

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