Archive for the ‘Earthquakes – Observations’ Category

Major Earthquakes, New Zealand Region

Saturday, March 6th, 2021

Three major earthquakes struck the New Zealand region today, all three generated tsunami waves.


Earthquakes Near Wellington

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

A burst of earthquake activity occurred near Wellington this evening.


Moderate Quake, Nelson

Friday, September 4th, 2020

A moderately strong earthquake struck the Nelson region last night.


Major Quake, Kermadecs

Monday, September 10th, 2018

A major undersea earthquake struck south of the Kermadec Islands this afternoon.


Great Quake, Fiji Region

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

A great quake of 8th magnitude struck the Fiji region just after midday today.


Strong Quake, Kermadecs

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

A strong undersea earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands yesterday afternoon, New Zealand time.


Major Quake, Loyalty Islands

Monday, November 20th, 2017

A major earthquake struck the Loyalty Islands just before midday today.


Strong Earthquake Near Tonga and Fiji

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

A strong earthquake struck near Fiji and Tonga late this afternoon, New Zealand time.


Major Earthquake, Central Mexico

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

A major earthquake struck central Mexico early this morning, New Zealand time, causing widespread damage and deaths in several Mexican provinces.


Strong Quake, Southern Ocean

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

A strong earthquake struck south of New Zealand this afternoon.


Great Quake, Mexico

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

A magnitude eight earthquake, often called a “great” quake, struck off the southern coast of Mexico last Friday afternoon.


Strong Quake, The Snares

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

A strong earthquake struck near The Snares islands at 7 o’clock this evening, New Zealand time.


Kermadec Earthquakes

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Two magnitude six earthquakes struck the Kermadec Islands today.


Kermadec Earthquakes

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

A burst of earthquake activity struck the southern Kermadec Islands this afternoon.


Earthquake, Stephens Island

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

A moderately strong, deep earthquake struck near Stephens Island this morning.