Tagged: Tonga Kermadec subduction zone

Following 3 major quakes off New Zealand, questions remain about how they might be linked - Guest Work

Guest Author Mar 08, 2021

Timothy Stern, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington A sequence of three major offshore earthquakes, including a magnitude 8.1 quake near the Kermadec Islands, triggered tsunami warnings and evacuations along the east coast of New Zealand on the morning of March 5. The Tonga Kermadec subduction zone stretches between New Zealand and south of Samoa. USGS, … Read More