5.8 Earthquake NE Of White Island

Was this the large earthquake that Ken Ring predicted for the last week of September? A large 5.8 magnitude earthquake (see above for location) struck off the east coast of  New Zealand at 11.42 pm tonight. It was felt from the Bay of Plenty to Hawkes Bay. Earlier in the evening the USGS also reported…

Two Large Earthquakes Off New Zealand

There have been two large earthquakes off the coast of New Zealand in the last 24 hours. No tsunami warnings have been issued. The first, at 1.36am, was a  magnitude  5.6 located 603km ENE of Auckland. The second was a 6.0 located 680km ENE of Auckland. The quakes follow a magnitude 5.9 in the Auckland…

Moon Man Predicts Big Quake During World Cup Rugby

With the first anniversary of the 4 September Christchurch earthquake fast approaching, amateur weather and earthquake predictor, Ken Ring, has forecast another big shake during the period 23-28th September. Ken Ring, who uses the position of the moon to predict earthquakes claimed to have some success with his forecasts (read more on Wikipedia) He wrote…