A moderately strong earthquake struck near the Wairarapa town of Masterton this afternoon.
Archive for November, 2010
For nearly a week we’ve been living in hope that the 29 miners trapped in the Pike River coalmine on the South Island’s West Coast had survived the gas explosion and could be rescued. A second gas explosion this afternoon has dashed that hope.
A strong earthquake struck the southern Kermadec Islands this morning.
Three light earthquakes have struck the southern part of the North Island during the past two days
Two magnitude four aftershocks have struck Canterbury today.
A moderately strong undersea earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands this morning.
A moderately strong earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands early this morning.
A strong earthquake struck beneath the southern ocean this afternoon.
The webcam at Raoul Island is back online.
It is now two months since the shallow magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck near Darfield in Canterbury. The aftershocks continue, and residents who suffered damage are now working through the issues as they repair or replace damaged buildings and contents.
Strong undersea earthquakes have struck Tonga and the Indonesian territory of Papua today.
Three light magnitude four earthquakes have struck near the township of Te Karaka, inland from Gisborne, in recent days.