Articles tagged "cook strait"

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Auckland Islands, M5.1 Cook Strait, New Zealand

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Auckland Islands, New Zealand at 01:43 UTC (13:43 local time) on September 20, 2017. The quake hit at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). GFZ Potsdam (GEOFON) is reporting the same magnitude and depth....

September 20, 2017

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Deep sea oil drilling raises concern as experts predict another big jolt in next 7 days, New Zealand

According to Geonet's computer models another large shake on both sides of Cook Strait, New Zealand, is highly likely over the next week. The chance for an earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 5.9 in next 24 hours is 30%, in next 7 days 76%, and in next 12

August 19, 2013

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Severe, damaging and shallow earthquake M 6.6 struck Cook Strait, New Zealand again - Hundreds of aftershocks

A swarm of strong and shallow earthquakes is shaking Cook Strait, New Zealand again. After M 6.5 that struck on July 21, 2013, and hundreds of aftershocks that followed, another severe, damaging and shallow earthquake M 6.6 hit on August 16, 2013 at 02:31

August 16, 2013

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Swarm of strong earthquakes hits Cook Strait, New Zealand - M 6.5 strongest so far

After series of strong foreshocks, a very strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hit Cook Strait, New Zealand at 05:09 UTC on Sunday, July 21, 2013. USGS reported a depth of 14 km (8.7 miles). The epicenter was located 46 km (29 miles) ESE of Blenheim and 54 km (34...

July 21, 2013

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Severe weather and polar blast hit New Zealand

New Zealand was hit by the large low pressure system bringing destructive storms that have swept over the country in the last 24 hours, damaging houses, roads and seawalls, as well as closing dozens of schools and leaving thousands without power. Luckily, fierce

June 21, 2013

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5.3 magnitude earthquake hit Cook Strait, New Zealand

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake hit New Zealand 30 km (18 miles) east of Picton and 40km (24.8 miles) southwest of the capital city of Wellington (41.552°S, 174.617°E) at 7:19 p.m. local time Saturday (at 06:19:07 UTC) with epicenter at depth of 59.1 km (36.7

December 03, 2011

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One of the world's roughest stretches of water

Runoff from heavy rains, combined with wave action along the coast, increased the turbidity of New Zealand’s waters when this image was acquired on April 29, 2011, according to a NASA statement. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on

July 21, 2011