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Massive 7.3 Earthquake Strikes Off Coast of New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand: A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck near New Zealand’s remote and largely uninhabited Kermadec Islands early Tuesday, New Zealand’s GNS Science geological agency said. New Zealand’s Ministry of Civil Defense issued no tsunami warning following the quake, while the

Series of Earthquakes rock New Zealand

Aftershocks continue after todays earthquake centred near Kaikoura that was felt across much of the country. Kaikoura District Council Emergency Management Officer Mike Kennedy said there had been two aftershocks measuring 2.9 at 3.30pm and 4.6 at 3.50pm on the

New Zealand’s largest glacier will disappear: scientists

WELLINGTON (AFP) – New Zealand’s largest glacier is shrinking fast due to climate change and will eventually disappear altogether, scientists said Thursday. The 23-kilometre (14.3 mile) long glacier in the South Island’s Southern Alps is likely to shrink at a