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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Earthquake? LONG or STRONG? Get Gone – video

Earthquake? LONG or STRONG? Get Gone – video

New Zealand is at risk of tsunamis infiltrating its coastlines, and knowing the warning signs can save lives by taking the right actions. Work out what supplies you may need before a tsunami and get to know the evacuation zones for your area. Ensure you know where to go; it...

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Aftershocks continue to shake North Eastern New Zealand

Aftershocks continue to shake North Eastern New Zealand

New Zealand’s East Coast has experienced a grudgingly amount of aftershocks following large magnitude earthquakes yesterday. Starting as a ‘severe’ magnitude 7.1 shake, striking at 2:27 am on Friday morning, all of the North Island and parts of the Northern South Island area felt the quake. Over 50,000 people reported...

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New Zealand’s North Eastern Tsunami threat downgraded, Civil Defence – video

New Zealand’s North Eastern Tsunami threat downgraded, Civil Defence – video

Bay of Plenty Group Controller Matt Harrex was pleased to hear evacuations were taken seriously following a magnitude 8.1 earthquake which posed a threat that a tsunami could have potentially formed and struck New Zealand’s North Eastern shores. Some areas of the Bay of Plenty remain under a beach and...

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Shaking of magnitude 7.1 earthquake captured on interior Camera, Lower Hutt – video

Shaking of magnitude 7.1 earthquake captured on interior Camera, Lower Hutt – video

Watch from an interior camera that captured shaking inside a home caused by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake at 2:37 am on Friday in Lower Hutt.     Image/Video: SUPPLIED

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Watch New Zealand Post Depot in Napier shaken by magnitude 7.1 earthquake – video

Watch New Zealand Post Depot in Napier shaken by magnitude 7.1 earthquake – video

Following this morning’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake, a video captured shows Napier’s New Zealand Post depot get shaken. Rattling sounds can be heard right after the earthquake struck 105km east of Te Araroa. The quake struck at a depth of 90km at 2:27 am this morning. Image/Video: SUPPLIED/Axel Alexander [third party...

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Another Tsunami Warning issued after magnitude 8.1 quake strikes near Kermadec Islands

Another Tsunami Warning issued after magnitude 8.1 quake strikes near Kermadec Islands

Another Tsunami Warning was issued for the Pacific region following a second major magnitude 8.1 earthquake that hit off New Zealand’s Kermadec Islands. The quake struck at around 8:28 am at a depth of 10 km. It is the third recorded quake following a magnitude 7.4 near the Kermadec Islands...

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Tsunami Warning issued for North Eastern coastal areas following magnitude 7.1 quake

Tsunami Warning issued for North Eastern coastal areas following magnitude 7.1 quake

A Tsunami Warning was issued at around 3:28 am for coastal areas near the east of the North Island following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. An EMA alert was issued at around 4:18 am to areas under land and marine tsunami threat. Anyone who lives near the coast and felt a...

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Severe magnitude 7.1 Earthquake shakes all of North Island

Severe magnitude 7.1 Earthquake shakes all of North Island

According to GeoNet, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook the whole of the North Island and parts of the Northern area in the South Island on Friday morning at 2:27 am. The earthquake was 90 km deep and struck about 105 kilometres east of Te Araroa (East of the North Island)....

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