Archive for December, 2010

Another Deep BoP Quake

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Another deep off-shore earthquake struck the Bay of Plenty area overnight.

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Strong Quake, Vanuatu

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

Today’s earthquake activity near Vanuatu has continued with a strong, shallow earthquake recorded mid-afternoon.

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Increased Earthquake Activity, Canterbury

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

Aftershock activity has increased in Canterbury overnight, continuing into the morning.

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Major Quake, Vanuatu

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

A major undersea earthquake struck near Vanuatu overnight, generating a small tsunami wave.

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White Island Quake

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

A moderately strong, deep earthquake struck near White Island overnight.

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Tonga Microplate Activity

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

A burst of earthquake activity has occurred within and under the Tonga Microplate, with ten events recorded during the past week.

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Darfield Quake Sets Records Here and Abroad

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

September’s magnitude seven earthquake in Canterbury is the largest ever insurance event in New Zealand, and probably ranks as the fifth most costly earthquake globally.

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Kermadec Earthquakes

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

A moderately strong earthquake struck to the south of the Kermadec Islands this afternoon, continuing a period of slightly elevated activity in the island chain.

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Southern Kermadec Quake

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

A moderately strong earthquake struck the southern Kermadec Islands late last night.

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Strong Quakes – Mindanao and Sandwich Islands

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Strong undersea earthquakes have struck the South Sandwich Islands and Mindanao in the Philippines this evening.

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Strong Quake, Papua New Guinea

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

A strong earthquake struck New Guinea this afternoon, New Zealand time.

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