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...]

Shallow earthquake close to San Cristobal (Solomon Islands)

Earthquake Report comment : A dangerous shallow earthquake (if the preliminary data are confirmed) struck close to the coastal villages on San Cristobal Island. The depth was 17.5 km. The combination  with a magnitude 5.5 tremor makes it a potentially dangerous cocktail. The Solomon Islands are … [Read more...]