Archive for November, 2010

Quake Near Masterton

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

A moderately strong earthquake struck near the Wairarapa town of Masterton this afternoon.


Pike River Coalmine 2010

Thursday, November 25th, 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.


Strong Quake, Southern Kermadecs

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

A strong earthquake struck the southern Kermadec Islands this morning.


Lower North Island Quakes

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

Three light earthquakes have struck the southern part of the North Island during the past two days


Canterbury Aftershocks Continue

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

Two magnitude four aftershocks have struck Canterbury today.


Kermadec Quake

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

A moderately strong undersea earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands this morning.


Moderate Quake, Kermadecs

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

A moderately strong earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands early this morning.


Strong Quake, Southern Ocean

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

A strong earthquake struck beneath the southern ocean this afternoon.


Raoul Webcam Back Online

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

The webcam at Raoul Island is back online.


Darfield Quake ”“ Facts at a Glance

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

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 Quakes, Papua and Tonga

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Strong undersea earthquakes have struck Tonga and the Indonesian territory of Papua today.


Quakes Near Te Karaka

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Three light magnitude four earthquakes have struck near the township of Te Karaka, inland from Gisborne, in recent days.


Unique Network Captures Darfield Quake Data

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

A University of Canterbury seismic network has captured valuable data on the magnitude 7.1 Darfield earthquake of September 4th.