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This is a list of large earthquakes that have occurred in New Zealand....

wikipedia - 14 Nov 2016
This is a list of large earthquakes that have occurred in New Zealand. Only earthquakes with a magnitude of 6.0 or greater are listed, except for a few that had a moderate impact. Aftershocks are not included, unless they were of great significance or contributed to a death toll, such as the M 6.3 2011 Christchurch earthquake and the M 7.3 aftershock to the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake.
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Where New Zealand's next big earthquake is going to strike

Noted - 20 Oct 2018
Research into the past 27 large earthquakes on this fault shows a turnaround of about 290 years. The last rupture was in 1717AD when an estimated 8.1 magnitude earthquake, according to a recent special edition of the New Zealand Journal of Geology and ...
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How GeoNet forecasts New Zealand earthquakes - 08 Oct 2018
Those bright sparks at GeoNet, a collaboration between the Earthquake Commission and GNS Science, have let us in on how they forecast earthquakes here on the 'Shaky Isles'. Before we get to that, it's important to point out an earthquake forecast is ...
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It's 'ShakeOut' national earthquake drill and tsunami hikoi day - 17 Oct 2018
This is a drill: a drill that could save your life. New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, is taking place on Thursday at 9:30am. ShakeOut is held across the world to remind people of the right action to take during an ...
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Scientists probe NZ's quiet, high-risk quake zones

New Zealand Herald - 21 Oct 2018
Scientists have begun investigating a "hit list" of long-quiet but high-risk earthquake danger zones. A new project just funded by the Earthquake Commission is exploring the potential for quakes to strike in low-seismicity areas, with an initial focus ...
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Scientists aim to predict New Zealand's next big earthquake

Newshub - 06 Oct 2018
A team of scientists is heading to New Zealand's largest fault this weekend to try and work out what kind of earthquakes we could expect in future. They'll be sailing out to the Hikurangi subduction zone off the coast of Gisborne. The work will help ...
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IAG to utilise RMS' HD New Zealand earthquake model

Reinsurance News - 19 Oct 2018
The RMS High Definition (HD) New Zealand Earthquake model is the world's first earthquake model to benefit from the RMS HD model simulation-based framework which models tens of thousands of realizations of future earthquake scenario losses.
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Researchers say Kaikōura Earthquake can help predict future quakes

New Zealand Herald - 01 Oct 2018
A team of researchers led by a Wellington geophysicist believe lessons from the Kaikōura Earthquake may help forecast future quakes. The movements of the megathrust fault - which lies under most of New Zealand - caused the centre of the country to bend ...
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Wellington adds water 'islands' as city lifeline after quakes

ReliefWeb - 18 Oct 2018
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Weeks after a powerful 2016 earthquake sent glass and masonry toppling from buildings in New Zealand's capital, work began on how the "lifelines of the city", such as water supplies, could be ...
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Earthquake-resistant library rises in Christchurch, New Zealand

Building Design + Construction (press release) - 16 Oct 2018
In 2011, a major earthquake killed 185 people in Christchurch, New Zealand as a result of collapsed buildings and falling masonry. As the city has been rebuilt over the course of the following decade, nine projects were identified as vital to the ...
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Earthquake report world-wide for Friday, 19 Oct 2018

VolcanoDiscovery - 19 Oct 2018
M 5.1 quake: New Zealand on Thu, 18 Oct 23h48 - 12 minutes ago. M 5.0 quake: MID-INDIAN RIDGE on Thu, 18 Oct 15h18 - 9 hours ago. M 5.0 quake: KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION on Fri, 19 Oct 02h31 - 1538367283706 seconds ago. M 4.9 quake: NEW ...
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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Wednesday, 17 October

VolcanoDiscovery - 17 Oct 2018
I felt this quake. Date & time: Wed, 17 Oct 16:05:06 UTC - 1538194607715 seconds ago. Magnitude: 4.0. Depth: 43.4 km. Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.55028°S / 175.33927°E Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (143 km) Primary data source: GEONET (NZ).
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New Zealand earthquake study highlights influence of megathrust - 02 Oct 2018
When Lamb and his fellow researchers analyzed the slow movement of New Zealand's surface geography-- using satellite imagery -- over the two decades preceding the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake, they found a correlation between smaller surface fault ...
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Putiki children ShakeOut to prepare for earthquakes and tsunami

New Zealand Herald - 15 Oct 2018
Get Ready Week has kicked off with about 100 Putiki children clambering for higher ground as part of an earthquake and tsunami drill. The country's national earthquake drill and tsunami hikoi - New Zealand ShakeOut - is on Thursday at 9.30am but a ...
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Post-quake New Zealand city holds architecture festival

Xinhua - 20 Oct 2018
WELLINGTON, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- The headline event for this year's Festival of Transitional Architecture (FESTA) was held on Saturday in the center of Christchurch in New Zealand's South Island. Starting in 2012, FESTA involves architecture students ...

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