New Zealand earthquake list

Back to the Region / Country OVERVIEW page The list below shows the last earthquakes in New Zealand In depth articles on New Zealand earthquakes written by - soon to come if any Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – New Zealand time = UTC +11 [quake … [Read more...]

Strong aftershock rattles Christchurch, New Zealand - aftershock classified as new event by insurers

Earthquake overview : One of the most powerful aftershocks since a couple of months occurred at 07:34 PM (19:34), October 9 2011o. Early reports are mentioning a strong shaking. GEONET, New Zealand reports a magnitude (Richter) of 5.5 at a depth of 12 km (see more details below) "I have Felt it" … [Read more...]

Deep moderate earthquake shakes New Zealand North Island

UPDATE : Kaye Bassett Millar living in Akaroa wrote on our Facebook page that she felt this earthquake too (or would it have been another Christchurch aftershock ?) UPDATE : What we initially reported as a moderate deep earthquake should have been written as a "very strong" deep earthquake. … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list July 4, 2011

M 4.7      2011/07/04 10:48     Depth 15.2 km     SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA 07:48:00 AM at epicenter Unusually shallow Andes earthquake approx. 35 km from Villa Corral and Bella Vista. For the volcano eruption trackers among us : no volcano in the area 122 km (75 miles) WNW of San Juan, San Juan, … [Read more...]

Another moderate aftershock near Christchurch, New Zealand

May we kindly ask people who live in the greater epicenter area to share their information with Please use the I Did Feel It form below. UPDATE 22:54 UTC : All Raytheon / USAP personnel in Christchurch are safe and accounted for, following last nights earthquake (June … [Read more...]

Strong aftershock rattles the Christchurch area, New Zealand

UPDATE 23:40 UTC : Somebody living in Rolleston said that it was the most violent tremor she had felt since February 22. UPDATE 23:37 UTC : The aftershock was felt as far away as Oamaru, Timaru and Cheviot. UPDATE 19:18 UTC : After scanning our many sources in the greater Christchurch area, NO … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list May 9, 2011

M 5.8      2011/05/09 19:13     Depth 35.7 km     MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES May 10, 2011 at 03:13:27 AM at epicenter Harmless strong earthquake at least +100 km out of the Mindanao coast. We think that most people slepth through this earthquake as the intensity will have been very weak. 164 km (102 … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list March 20, 2011

M 5.0      2011/03/20 14:05     Depth 9.5 km      NEAR NORTH COAST OF NEW GUINEA, P.N.G. March 21, 2011 at 12:05:00 AM at epicenter Harmless earthquake more than 100 km out of the coast. 194 km (120 miles) N (360°) from Madang, New Guinea, PNG Satellite map of the greater epicenter … [Read more...]

Christchurch Earthquake 2011 - March 3 update

Activities and information on March 3, 2011  after the damaging 6.3 earthquake in Christchurch, Lyttelton and Brighton. UPDATE 05:15 UTC : Orion has now restored power to 95% of the city. The number of customers without power has dropped from 16,000 to 8,000 in the last 24 hours in the Eastern … [Read more...]

Earthquake Flash Update - Limited damage reported after strong Christchurch aftershock

This is an flash update on the following recent event : Local Date and time : Thursday, January 20 2011 at 6:03 am Region : 10 km south-west of Christchurch, Canterbury Magnitude :  M 5.1 Depth : 10 km UPDATE 20/01/2011 - 23:50 UTC : During yesterday's quakes cruise … [Read more...]