Another Severe Earthquake Disturbs NZ

Another severe earthquake has rocked New Zealand. The shallow magnitude 5.2 quake was centered near Seddon at a depth of 13 km, 86 km south of Wellington at 12.17 am January 6, NZ time. View the details here. As yet a full damage assessment hasn’t been made, but the quake comes at peak tourist time…

EQNZ Severe Earthquake in Christchurch

Injuries and cliff collapse after 'severe' earthquake strikes close to Christchurch #eqnz https://t.co/FF5Pee78lN — Snugbucket (@Snugbucket) February 14, 2016 Stay safe readers, aftershocks are likely to continue after today’s earthquake for some time. Geonet rated the quake as severe. It was one of the largest since 2011, and people from across the South Island reported…

Kaikoura Rocked by ‘Severe’ Earthquake – Panic

New Zealand’s perilous position on the Pacific Ring of Fire was drawn into sharp focus again today with the news that a 6.3 earthquake had struck near the small tourist village of Kaikoura in the South Island. Kaikoura’s store manager, James Hills, described the chaos in his shop after the quake hit. “Fair bit of…