Major Earthquakes Hit New Ireland Region, PNG (6.7) and Off East Coast of North Island, NZ (6.1); 7.2 Great Quake Hits Off East Coast of North Island, NZ

6.0 AND GREATER EARTHQUAKES ARE REPORTED ON THIS SITE AND ALL EARTHQUAKE STATS PERTAIN ONLY TO 6.0 AND GREATER MAGNITUDE QUAKES.

PNG - NEW IRELAND REGION 8-31-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit the New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea, on August 31, 2016, at 0312 UTC, at a depth of 323 miles, reported the National Tsunami Warning Center, Palmer, AK.

The National Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Information Statement on August 30, 2016, at 822 pm PDT.

NZ - OFF E COAST OF NORTH - 9-1-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A great 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit off the east coast of North Island, New Zealand, on September 1, 2016, at 1638 UTC, at a depth of 99 miles, reported the National Tsunami Warning Center, Palmer, AK.

The National Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Information Statement on September 1, 2016, at 9:45 am PDT.

NZ - OFF E COAST OF NORTH - 9-1-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit off the east coast of North Island, New Zealand, on September 1, 2016, at 17:14:02.5 UTC, at a depth of 2 km, reported CSEM-EMSC…Read more

Advertisements

Your comments are welcome

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s