All the details of the earthquake that occurred, Earthquake 0.47km (0.29 miles) away from Rotorua (New Zealand) All information you need to know about Rotorua. Find articles, news, videos, pictures, links and facts about Rotorua. Volcano Discoveries: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published." World earthquake list. All lists include most worldwide events magnitude 4.5 and greater, read more. EMSC (European Mediterranean Seismological Centre) provides real time earthquake information for seismic events with magnitude larger than 5 in the European Mediterranean area and … The tremor measured at 5km deep. GeoNet content is copyright GNS Science and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 New Zealand License Latest Earthquakes in the world. Rotorua is the only single-event caldera in the Taupo volcanic zone and was formed about 220,000 years ago following eruption of the >340 cu km rhyolitic Mamaku Ignimbrite. GeoNet reported the earthquake at 5.53am. Earthquake information. Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius): Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (7 quakes) Jump to quake statistics The major city of Rotorua lies at the south end of the lake that fills much of the caldera. The world's deadliest recorded earthquake occurred in 1556 in central China. Rotorua residents felt the earth shake early this morning when a 7.5 magnitude deadly earth quake hit the South Island near Hanmer Springs.
Although caldera collapse occurred in a single event, the process was complex and involved multiple collapse blocks. Rotorua earthquake latest breaking news and updates, information, look at maps, watch videos and view photos and more. Earthquakes in Rotorua today. GeoNet is a collaboration between the Earthquake Commission and GNS Science.