Archive for the ‘Earthquakes – Observations’ Category

Strong Quake, Southern Ocean

Friday, September 9th, 2016

A strong, undersea earthquake struck the Southern Ocean this morning.


East Cape Earthquake: Aftershock Scenarios

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

GeoNet has issued an update of its aftershock forecast that was published on its website on Friday, following the magnitude 7.1 earthquake off the coast near Te Araroa.


Major Quake, East Cape

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

A major undersea earthquake struck off East Cape early this morning.


East Cape Earthquakes

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

A moderately strong undersea earthquake struck near East Cape this morning.


Major Quake, Northern Marianas

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

A powerful earthquake struck deep below the Pacific Ocean in the northern part of the Mariana Islands this morning.


Kermadec Earthquakes

Friday, July 15th, 2016

A burst of moderately strong undersea earthquake activity struck the Kermadec Islands yesterday.


Fiordland Earthquakes

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

A burst of earthquake activity has occurred in Fiordland over the last ten days.


Strong Quake, Kermadecs

Monday, June 6th, 2016

A strong, undersea earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands this afternoon.


Marlborough Earthquakes Continue

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

The series of moderate earthquakes occurring near Hanmer Springs and St Arnaud continued with two more events late last night.


Christchurch Earthquake

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Another moderately-strong earthquake struck near Christchurch yesterday afternoon, nearly five years after a sixth magnitude earthquake killed 185 people.


Earthquake Near St Arnaud

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

A moderately strong earthquake struck near St Arnaud in Marlborough this afternoon.


Undersea Earthquakes in the Kermadecs

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

A burst of earthquake activity has struck the Kermadec Islands in recent days.


Whakatane Earthquake Swarm

Monday, January 25th, 2016

A swarm of shallow earthquakes struck off the coast near Whakatane overnight.


Great Quake, Chile

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

An earthquake of magnitude 8, classified as a “great quake,” struck off the coast of Chile this afternoon, generating a damaging tsunami.


Kermadec Quakes Continue

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Earthquakes continue in the southern Kermadec Islands since last night’s magnitude 6.4 earthquake.