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Quake in Northern Wairarapa

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 7:51 am | GeoNet

• Public Id: 2014p475199 • NZST: Thursday, June 26 2014 at 7:46:26 am • Maximum intensity ?: strong • Depth: 32 km • Magnitude: 5.6 • Location: 10 km east of Eketahuna More >>

4.5 Quake Off Kapiti Coast

Sunday, 4 May 2014, 3:23 pm | GeoNet

Public Id: 2014p332793 NZST: Sunday, May 4 2014 at 3:12:47 pm Maximum intensity ?: light Depth: 72 km Magnitude: 4.5 Location: 15 km west of Paraparaumu More >>

White Island Eruption - Volcanic Alert 2, Aviation Code Red

Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 11:40 am | GeoNet

20 August 2013, 11:10am - White Island erupted; Volcanic Alert raised to Level 2, Aviation Colour Code raised from Green to Red. More >>

Magnitude 6.2, Friday, August 16 2013 at 2:31:05 pm

Friday, 16 August 2013, 2:46 pm | GeoNet

New Zealand Earthquake Report Magnitude 6.2, Friday, August 16 2013 at 2:31:05 pm (NZST) reviewed More >>

Geonet Earthquake Report Severe M5.7 30km East Of Seddon

Friday, 19 July 2013, 9:20 am | GeoNet

Quake Details Information about this earthquake and historical location data . Public ID 2013p537512 Universal Time July 18 2013 at 21:06:39 NZ Standard Time Friday, July 19 2013 at 9:06:39 am Latitude, Longitude -41.55, 174.41 Intensity ? severe Focal ... More >>

M7 slow release earthquake under Wellington

Monday, 27 May 2013, 4:04 pm | GeoNet

To the west of Wellington, the equivalent of a magnitude 7 earthquake is happening right now, 40 km below ground. This would be Wellington’s largest earthquake in 150 years, yet nothing is felt at the surface. Even our sensitive earthquake recording ... More >>

White Island Resumes Pattern of Minor Activity

Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 3:39 pm | GeoNet

GNS Science says that a pattern of repeating minor activity has become established at White Island over the last month. The Volcano Alert Level and Aviation Colour Code remain unchanged at 1 and Yellow, respectively. More >>

White Island Volcano - Alert lowered to Level 1

Monday, 4 March 2013, 4:37 pm | GeoNet

4 March 2013, 4:00pm - Update; Volcanic Alert lowered to Level 1, Aviation Colour Code changed to Yellow. More >>

White Island: Small tuff cone forming; Alert remains at 1

Wednesday, 30 January 2013, 12:10 pm | GeoNet

The ‘hot lake’ has now dried out and a small tuff cone has started to form on the former floor of the lake. The active vent continues to produce vigorous bursts of mud, rock, steam and gas from 50-100 m high. Ash is not being carried into the ... More >>

White Island unrest increases, Aviation Colour Code changed

Thursday, 24 January 2013, 5:08 pm | GeoNet

Over the last 20-30 hours the style of seismic activity at White Island has changed. The level of volcanic tremor has started to decrease, but hybrid volcanic earthquakes have appeared. Hybrid earthquakes are typically associated with the movement of molten ... More >>

White Island Lava Dome Episode Over - Alert to level 1

Monday, 7 January 2013, 3:00 pm | GeoNet

GNS Science Volcanologists today lowered the Volcanic Alert Level for White Island to level 1 and the Aviation Colour Code to Yellow. This reflects the end of the current period of eruption which involved the growth of a small lava dome in the crater. More >>

 

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