Moderate deep earthquake near Rotorua and Taupo, New Zealand

This is an flash update on the following recent earthquake : M 5.3 - Rotorua, Taupo area New Zealand Strong earthquake with a deep hypocenter = harmless, although a lot of people could potentially to feel it. As most are asleep, we predict that only few will have been … [Read more...]

Heavy but deep seaquake hits the North Island of New Zealand

Earthquake Report comment : A very heavy but luckily deep earthquake has struck the coastal waters of the North Island of New Zealand. The hypocenter was located at a depth of  280 km. The impact of this earthquake was very limited but due to the depth and the strong Magnitude, is was felt almost … [Read more...]