This week we are remembering the New Zealanders who were lost or affected by the 1868 Arica tsunami
Every 10 years or so we upgrade our network of tsunami gauges (pressure sensor sites). Recently it was time for our North Cape site to receive its upgrade and so we sent the best technicians for the job, Conrad and Dave.
What are hydrothermal eruptions all about, is that normal for a geothermal system?
We’ve had quite a few questions come through about why the felt reports for Sunday’s M4.3 quake weren’t located closer to the earthquake’s epicentre.
Reading a quake drum can be a bit tricky unless you know what you’re looking for.
Earthquake swarms are typical of the earthquake activity in the Rotorua-Taupo area, the Taupo Volcanic Zone. In the last week they have occurred near Kawerau and Taupo.
On May 24th 1968 at 5:24 in the morning a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck the West Coast of the South Island.
When you get a Science Operation Specialist, a Data Management Specialist, two Field Operation Technicians, myself…and when there’s nice weather and a helicopter involved – you’d be surprised
The ongoing eruption in Hawai'i this week allows us the chance to think about a similar event here in New Zealand.
The heavy rain in Rotorua District over the weekend created and reactivated several collapse holes. We have a look at how these things form.