‘Moderate’ Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake abruptly strikes Christchurch

‘Moderate’ Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake abruptly strikes Christchurch

GeoNet reports that a magnitude 3.9 earthquake shook the majority of Christchurch and surrounding areas during the afternoon of Wednesday at 1.49pm. The quake occurred at a depth of 7 km and struck about 5 km south-west of the city. Thousands of residents reported feeling it as being a ‘moderate’...

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Thousands report feeling Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake near Christchurch

Thousands report feeling Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake near Christchurch

GeoNet reports that a magnitude 4.2 earthquake shook north-east of Christchurch and surrounding areas in the South Island during the evening of Monday at 9.47pm. The quake occurred at a depth of 9 km and struck about 20 km north-east of the city out at sea. Many thousands reported feeling...

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Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake strikes lower South Island

Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake strikes lower South Island

GeoNet reports a magnitude 5.5 earthquake that struck the lower South Island and surrounding areas on Monday afternoon at 4.09pm. The quake occurred at a depth of 13 km and struck about 70 km west of Te Anau. Many had reported feeling it mostly in the Napier area, being a...

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Many feel Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake near Waipukurau, Person reports ‘hearing it’ in Napier

Many feel Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake near Waipukurau, Person reports ‘hearing it’ in Napier

GeoNet reports a magnitude 4.2 earthquake that had abruptly shaken the Eastern part of the North Island and surrounding areas on Sunday evening at 5.55 pm. The quake occurred at a depth of 31 km and struck about 10 km east of Waipukurau. Many had reported feeling it mostly in...

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Early morning magnitude 4.5 Earthquake strikes North of White Island

Early morning magnitude 4.5 Earthquake strikes North of White Island

GeoNet reported a magnitude 4.5 earthquake that shook Northeastern parts of the North Island and surrounding areas on Thursday morning at around 7:33 am. The quake occurred North of White Island at a depth of 136 km and struck about 70 km north-west of Te Kaha More than 200 people...

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Northeast India struck by Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake

Northeast India struck by Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck 140 km North of Assam’s main city, Guwahati, in India on Wednesday. The quake struck at a depth of 34km, with the epicentre occurring 9km  Nor-West of the town Dhekiajuli. Strong tremors were felt in several Northeastern...

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Magnitude 4.9 earthquake shakes lower South Island

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake shakes lower South Island

GeoNet reported a magnitude 4.9 earthquake that shook the lower South Island and surrounding areas on Thursday evening at 8.07 pm. The quake occurred at a depth of 9 km and struck about 45 km southwest of Haast on the West Coast. With few reports, being a ‘light’ shake. Around...

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Christchurch shaken by magnitude 3.1 Earthquake

Christchurch shaken by magnitude 3.1 Earthquake

According to GeoNet, a magnitude 3.1 earthquake shook Christchurch and surrounding areas on Wednesday afternoon at around 3.20 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km and struck about 5 km east of Christchurch. From the epicentre, the shake was reported to be felt across the whole city....

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North Island struck by 6.1 magnitude Earthquake

North Island struck by 6.1 magnitude Earthquake

Following shakes in Christchurch earlier in the evening, the whole of the North Island and parts of the northern South Island felt a magnitude 6.1 earthquake. The earthquake was 33 km deep and struck 120 km east of Te Araroa. It reportedly occurred at 7:37 pm, with many thousands across...

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Thousands feel magnitude 3.2 Earthquake near Christchurch

Thousands feel magnitude 3.2 Earthquake near Christchurch

According to GeoNet, a magnitude 3.2 earthquake shook Christchurch and surrounding areas on Monday night at 5:52 pm. The earthquake was 8 km deep and struck about 10 km south-east of Christchurch, From the epicentre, the shake was reported to be felt across the whole city. Over 2700 people reported...

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