Light magnitude 5.2 Earthquake shakes near Ohakune, felt by over 3,000 people

Light magnitude 5.2 Earthquake shakes near Ohakune, felt by over 3,000 people

A magnitude 5.2 Earthquake shook near Ohakune early Saturday morning at around 1:43 am. The earthquake was located 30km west of Ohakune and had a depth of 128 km according to Geonet. The shaking intensity was light. Over 3,000 people have reported feeling the shake. OK, fair enough, that was a...

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Greece and Turkey Earthquake: death toll reaches 39

Greece and Turkey Earthquake: death toll reaches 39

On Friday (local time) a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck in the Aegean Sea that left many without power or a safe building to shelter in overnight (local time) in Turkey and Greece. The earthquake flattened 20 buildings in coastal Turkey. The large shake sent a surge of seawater flooding streets...

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Greece and Turkey Earthquake: search for survivors continue

Greece and Turkey Earthquake: search for survivors continue

On Friday (local time) a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck in the Aegean Sea that left many without power or a safe building to shelter in overnight (local time) in Turkey and Greece. The earthquake flattened 20 buildings in coastal Turkey. The large shake sent a surge of seawater flooding streets...

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Earthquake hits Greece and Turkey, causing deaths and floods

Earthquake hits Greece and Turkey, causing deaths and floods

A strong magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck in the Aegean Sea that left at least 19 people dead Friday (local time) in Turkey and Greece and flattened around 20 buildings in coastal Turkey. The large shake sent a surge of seawater flooding streets of Izmir and Samos. Turkey put the magnitude...

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Light magnitude 4.5 Earthquake shakes Horowhenua, felt by over 4,000 people

Light magnitude 4.5 Earthquake shakes Horowhenua, felt by over 4,000 people

A magnitude 4.5 Earthquake shook Horowhenua and surrounding areas on Saturday afternoon at around 2:04 pm. The earthquake was located 30 km north-west of Levin and had a depth of 34 km according to Geonet. The shaking intensity was light. Over 4,000 people have reported feeling the shake.

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Kapiti reminded about National Earthquake ShakeOut drill

Kapiti reminded about National Earthquake ShakeOut drill

Tomorrow (October 15) is New Zealand’s National Earthquake ShakeOut drill day, starting at 9:30 am. Remember to: STOP. DROP. COVER. HOLD. Kapiti is being reminded by the local council about making sure people are prepared. Kāpiti Coast District Council Emergency Controller James Jefferson says that during the lockdown, many people...

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Light magnitude 3.6 Earthquake shakes Wellington, felt by over 11,100 people

Light magnitude 3.6 Earthquake shakes Wellington, felt by over 11,100 people

A magnitude 3.6 Earthquake shook Wellington and surrounding areas on Tuesday evening at around 10:15 pm. The earthquake was located 5 km east of Wellington and had a depth of 26 km according to Geonet. The shaking intensity was light. An evening shake for those in the Wellington region tonight...

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Magnitude 4.9 Earthquake near Te Anau felt by over 1,470 people

Magnitude 4.9 Earthquake near Te Anau felt by over 1,470 people

A magnitude 4.9 Earthquake shook near Te Anau and surrounding areas on Tuesday evening at 8:51 PM. The earthquake was located 45 km north-west of Te Anau and had a depth of 64km according to Geonet. M4.8 quake causing light shaking near Te Anau https://t.co/avAhn77JLT — GeoNet (@geonet) September 22,...

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Three Earthquakes shake Taupo, felt by over 1,100 people combined

Three Earthquakes shake Taupo, felt by over 1,100 people combined

Multiple Earthquakes have shaken Taupo starting with a 2.1 magnitude shake at 10:30 pm, 2.3 m at 10:32 pm and a 2.0 m at 10:35 pm. Source: GeoNet Source: GeoNet The Earthquakes were all located within 5 km of Taupo and all had a depth of 4km according to each...

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Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake shakes 10 km west of St Arnaud

Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake shakes 10 km west of St Arnaud

A magnitude 5.7 Earthquake shook Tasman and surrounding areas on Thursday evening at 10:13 PM. The earthquake was located 10 km west of St Arnaud and had a depth of 62km according to Geonet as of 10:43 PM. Wow, that was a reasonable jolt – nearly 24,000 of you felt...

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