By GeoNet Since the earthquake swarm in Kawerau began in the early hours of Saturday 18 March, we have located over 600 earthquakes including eight earthquakes over magnitude (M) 4. Many of these have caused felt shaking in the area, and many more won’t have been noticeable to humans – just to our seismic […]

A strong earthquake occurred at 5:39AM on Wednesday 4 January, 5km south of Te Aroha, making for a shaky start to the year for residents and holidaymakers at the top of the north. GNS Science received over 20,000 felt reports from the M5.1 quake which was preceded by a M3.9 five days before and followed by […]

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