Articles tagged "kermadec island"


Magnitude 7.6 - East of Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands region

Very strong and shalow magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck 180 km (112 miles) E (79°) from Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands, 870 km (541 miles) S (185°) from NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga (29.20°S, 175.50°W) at depth of 39.8 km (24.7 miles) according to USGS. According to GEONET NZ

October 21, 2011


6.2 earthquake shakes Kermadec Islands

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck the Kermadec Islands just north of New Zealand. The quake struck at a depth of 19 km. Seismic tension and volcanic activity has been steadily increasing in the area since the 2010 Cantebury earthquake struck New Zealand. A

May 21, 2011