Powerful but deep earthquake in New Zealand Waikato

Earthquake Report comment : 855 'Felt' reports came in with GNS Science for this powerful but deep earthquake. The epicenter was located near Tokoroa  in the Waikato district, only approx. 30 km from Rotoroa, well known by tourists. Most of the people have reported a MM IV = light shaking. Based on … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list September 24, 2010

M 4.8      2010/09/24 20:13    Depth 521.5 km     KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA Too deep to be even felt at this magnitude M 5.6      2010/09/24 19:01    Depth 148.8 km     NORTHERN PERU Please also read the detailed page of this earthquake M 4.9      2010/09/24 … [Read more...]

5.2 Magnitude earthquake strikes the North Island of New Zealand

Earthquake Report comment : After the massive 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Canterbury, now the North Island experienced a shallow earthquake of a 5.2 magnitude. The epicenter is located in an unpopulated area near Waipukurau. Based on the seismograph, the quake lasted quite long Most important … [Read more...]