Archive for March, 2010

Slow Earthquake Near Gisborne

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

A slow earthquake is currently occurring near Gisborne, the third such event in the area this year.


Quakes, Southern Ocean

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

A burst of earthquake activity struck the southern ocean, south of New Zealand this evening.


Strong Quakes, Chile

Friday, March 12th, 2010

A series of three strong earthquakes struck Chile early this morning, New Zealand time.


The First Wave May Not Be the Largest

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

The tsunami generated by the recent Chile earthquake nicely illustrates the warnings issued by Civil Defence authorities when New Zealand coasts are threatened by dangerous waves.


Strong Quake, Vanuatu

Friday, March 5th, 2010

A strong undersea earthquake struck near the Banks Islands in Vanuatu early this morning.


It’s Almost Over

Monday, March 1st, 2010

The concern over the tsunami threat from Saturday’s magnitude 8.8 earthquake off the coast of South America has nearly run its course. Japan, like many other Pacific nations yesterday, is now examining the waves arriving on its shores and adjusting its priorities.