This page collates latest notable seismic data from the Pacific Ocean / Kermadec Trench area; watching out for drivers of tectonic motion around the Hikurangi Trough, that underpins big New Zealand earthquakes in both the North Island and the South Island ~ “Aotearoa Godzone”.

This page succeeds my earlier Kermadec collision continued EQ list, and some key illustrations are placed at the bottom, stacked chronologically (newest=nearest); magnitude + km depth shown:

Saturday August 20 2011, 14:12:02 UTC near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.9 4.9
Saturday August 20 2011, 12:54:15 UTC near east coast of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia 4.7 64.9
Saturday August 20 2011, 11:17:18 UTC State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia 4.9 41.8
Saturday August 20 2011, 10:27:16 UTC Fiji region 5.1 2.6
Saturday August 20 2011, 10:08:18 UTC Fiji region 4.6 611.1
Saturday August 20 2011, 09:50:18 UTC Vanuatu 5.1 35.
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Saturday August 20 2011, 09:38:35 UTC near the coast of Eritrea 4.6 9.9
Saturday August 20 2011, 07:30:34 UTC offshore Bio-Bio, Chile 4.7 14.1
Saturday August 20 2011, 05:31:22 UTC Kyrgyzstan 5.0 23.4
Saturday August 20 2011, 02:00:23 UTC southern Greece 4.9 8.5
Saturday August 20 2011, 01:25:03 UTC Tonga region 5.2 34.2
Friday August 19 2011, 23:49:12 UTC Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan 4.9 10.0
Friday August 19 2011, 23:14:12 UTC north of Halmahera, Indonesia 4.5 34.8
Friday August 19 2011, 22:04:12 UTC Kuril Islands 4.8 85.8
Friday August 19 2011, 19:10:11 UTC Japan region 5.1 311.6
Friday August 19 2011, 11:39:46 UTC Kuril Islands 5.3 31.1
Friday August 19 2011, 07:48:09 UTC Banda Sea 5.3 223.1
Friday August 19 2011, 05:36:32 UTC near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 6.5 39.1
Friday August 19 2011, 04:51:03 UTC eastern Honshu, Japan 4.6 32.7
Friday August 19 2011, 03:54:27 UTC Fiji region 6.2 413.2
Friday August 19 2011, 02:28:50 UTC Kuril Islands 5.0 106.3
Friday August 19 2011, 00:53:46 UTC offshore Guatemala 4.3 35.0
Friday August 19 2011, 00:42:21 UTC off the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.6 20.9
Thursday August 18 2011, 16:45:18 UTC off the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.6 15.7
Thursday August 18 2011, 16:39:42 UTC Hokkaido, Japan region 4.6 124.2
Thursday August 18 2011, 15:37:40 UTC Queen Charlotte Islands, Canada region 4.6 10.0
Thursday August 18 2011, 15:35:47 UTC Queen Charlotte Islands, Canada region 4.9 13.0
Thursday August 18 2011, 15:35:45 UTC Queen Charlotte Islands, Canada region 4.5 10.7
Thursday August 18 2011, 15:35:42 UTC Canada 4.6 210.0
Thursday August 18 2011, 11:57:43 UTC Georgia (Sak’art’velo) 5.1 10.0
Thursday August 18 2011, 11:50:26 UTC Hawaii region, Hawaii 1.8 37.1
Thursday August 18 2011, 10:34:30 UTC off the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.7 32.5
Thursday August 18 2011, 10:07:33 UTC Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia 4.6 51.4
Thursday August 18 2011, 09:10:57 UTC northwest of the Kuril Islands 4.3 392.4
Thursday August 18 2011, 06:32:23 UTC offshore Oaxaca, Mexico 4.1 9.7
Thursday August 18 2011, 05:54:25 UTC Guatemala 4.3 20.5
Thursday August 18 2011, 05:23:44 UTC near the coast of Ecuador 4.6 35.5
Wednesday August 17 2011, 23:52:03 UTC Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan 5.2 31.8
Wednesday August 17 2011, 21:19:50 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 3.5 8.3
Wednesday August 17 2011, 21:09:34 UTC Nevada 2.6 1.3
Wednesday August 17 2011, 21:04:38 UTC Nevada 3.9 3.6
Wednesday August 17 2011, 16:32:40 UTC near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.6 89.3
Wednesday August 17 2011, 14:05:44 UTC Baja California, Mexico 3.2 12.6
Wednesday August 17 2011, 13:29:04 UTC Baja California, Mexico 2.2 0.1
Wednesday August 17 2011, 11:44:07 UTC off the east coast of Honshu, Japan 6.2 10.0
Wednesday August 17 2011, 10:49:05 UTC Santa Cruz Islands 5.4 35.0
Wednesday August 17 2011, 09:02:51 UTC Northern California 3.5 2.5
Wednesday August 17 2011, 08:55:26 UTC Greater Los Angeles area, California 2.7 11.4
Wednesday August 17 2011, 08:45:54 UTC near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.8 40.7
Wednesday August 17 2011, 08:02:07 UTC near the west coast of Colombia 4.8 44.6
Wednesday August 17 2011, 07:55:38 UTC near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.7 36.3
Wednesday August 17 2011, 07:37:53 UTC Kermadec Islands region 4.8 60.3
Wednesday August 17 2011, 05:46:36 UTC Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming 1.3 3.4
Wednesday August 17 2011, 05:46:06 UTC Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming 1.9 4.5
Wednesday August 17 2011, 05:09:44 UTC Baja California, Mexico 3.1 10.0
Wednesday August 17 2011, 05:03:19 UTC Baja California, Mexico 1.9 0.1
Wednesday August 17 2011, 04:23:54 UTC Hawaii region, Hawaii 2.0 41.6
Wednesday August 17 2011, 03:14:29 UTC near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.6 28.3
Wednesday August 17 2011, 03:05:06 UTC near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 5.0 35.3
Wednesday August 17 2011, 02:06:14 UTC Fiji region 4.3 538.1
Wednesday August 17 2011, 00:32:27 UTC Vancouver Island, Canada region 3.5 10.0
Wednesday August 17 2011, 00:23:15 UTC near the south coast of Honshu, Japan 4.5 81.6
Tuesday August 16 2011, 22:15:47 UTC southern Sumatra, Indonesia 4.8 58.9
Tuesday August 16 2011, 20:24:01 UTC South Sandwich Islands region 5.6 27.7
Tuesday August 16 2011, 20:24:01 UTC Near Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 5.3 50.6
Tuesday August 16 2011, 20:24:00 UTC Near Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 5.2 38.0
Tuesday August 16 2011, 19:35:20 UTC near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 5.3 42.5
Tuesday August 16 2011, 17:33:07 UTC eastern New Guinea region, Papua New Guinea 5.5 172.2
Tuesday August 16 2011, 14:57:02 UTC off the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.6 40.1
Tuesday August 16 2011, 12:42:59 UTC off the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.8 10.8
Tuesday August 16 2011, 11:03:57 UTC Ceram Sea, Indonesia 5.8 37.2
Tuesday August 16 2011, 10:16:18 UTC near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.6 37.2
Tuesday August 16 2011, 08:22:39 UTC south of the Fiji Islands 4.9 18.6
Tuesday August 16 2011, 08:02:11 UTC northern East Pacific Rise 4.3 10.0
Tuesday August 16 2011, 07:53:30 UTC central Turkey 4.5 5.0
Tuesday August 16 2011, 07:37:59 UTC Java, Indonesia 4.4 35.0
Tuesday August 16 2011, 03:59:00 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 1.7 11.7
Tuesday August 16 2011, 03:39:47 UTC Carlsberg Ridge 4.8 10.2
Tuesday August 16 2011, 03:36:35 UTC Bonin Islands, Japan region 5.4 33.8
Tuesday August 16 2011, 02:07:53 UTC Tonga 4.6 202.2
Tuesday August 16 2011, 00:40:41 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.6 8.4
Tuesday August 16 2011, 00:26:15 UTC offshore Chiapas, Mexico 4.3 109.6
Monday August 15 2011, 22:24:19 UTC southern Sumatra, Indonesia 4.6 53.2
Monday August 15 2011, 15:20:07 UTC Vanuatu region 4.8 10.0
Monday August 15 2011, 14:49:09 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 1.7 1.1
Monday August 15 2011, 13:56:44 UTC Vanuatu 4.6 35.0
Monday August 15 2011, 12:58:05 UTC offshore Honduras 4.6 10.1
Monday August 15 2011, 11:54:30 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.0 9.3
Monday August 15 2011, 11:04:13 UTC Canada 4.7 214.0
Monday August 15 2011, 11:04:10 UTC Canada 4.8 258.0
Monday August 15 2011, 11:04:08 UTC Beaufort Sea 4.6 10.0
Monday August 15 2011, 10:44:38 UTC southern Iran 4.8 32.6
Monday August 15 2011, 10:42:44 UTC State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia 4.9 33.1
Monday August 15 2011, 10:29:15 UTC Kuril Islands 4.9 118.2
Monday August 15 2011, 06:26:47 UTC near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.8 70.4
Monday August 15 2011, 05:47:58 UTC 28 hours ago Banda Sea 4.7 108.9
Monday August 15 2011, 03:48:49 UTC New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea 5.2 34.5
Monday August 15 2011, 02:53:18 UTC Ecuador 5.7 166.8
Sunday August 14 2011, 22:05:26 UTC Santa Cruz Islands 4.9 46.1
Sunday August 14 2011, 20:42:03 UTC off the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.9 28.8
Sunday August 14 2011, 19:27:02 UTC offshore Northern California 4.0 2.5
Sunday August 14 2011, 18:16:20 UTC off the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.8 22.7
Sunday August 14 2011, 17:38:44 UTC south of the Fiji Islands 4.6 553.0
Sunday August 14 2011, 15:21:25 UTC Guatemala 4.9 63.3
Sunday August 14 2011, 14:57:00 UTC northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 4.5 10.0
Sunday August 14 2011, 12:58:27 UTC south of the Fiji Islands 4.9 587.9
Sunday August 14 2011, 10:30:10 UTC west of Macquarie Island 4.8 14.3

Sunday August 14 2011, 10:25:54 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.2 35.3
Sunday August 14 2011, 10:05:55 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 3.1 36.5
Sunday August 14 2011, 09:39:28 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 1.8 15.0
Sunday August 14 2011, 09:36:51 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.1 21.5
Sunday August 14 2011, 08:01:57 UTC Fiji region 4.4 491.6
Sunday August 14 2011, 07:38:03 UTC Mindoro, Philippines 4.7 18.5
Sunday August 14 2011, 07:10:20 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 1.8 6.6
Sunday August 14 2011, 06:21:16 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.1 37.0
Sunday August 14 2011, 03:49:06 UTC Crete, Greece 4.3 10.2
Sunday August 14 2011, 02:28:04 UTC Fiji region 4.3 582.4
Sunday August 14 2011, 01:29:39 UTC north of Ascension Island 5.1 11.8
Sunday August 14 2011, 01:20:14 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.0 11.2
Sunday August 14 2011, 01:05:02 UTC southern Greece 4.9 10.2
Sunday August 14 2011, 00:55:46 UTC Oaxaca, Mexico 4.2 95.5
Sunday August 14 2011, 00:45:32 UTC offshore Valparaiso, Chile 4.6 35.0
Saturday August 13 2011, 22:08:42 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.0 2.7
Saturday August 13 2011, 21:58:13 UTC near the west coast of Colombia 4.5 57.5
Saturday August 13 2011, 21:46:00 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 1.7 7.1
Saturday August 13 2011, 21:44:17 UTC Ceram Sea, Indonesia 4.3 38.3
Saturday August 13 2011, 21:31:20 UTC Banda Sea 5.0 177.3
Saturday August 13 2011, 20:30:57 UTC near the west coast of Colombia 4.6 62.6
Saturday August 13 2011, 20:22:10 UTC southern Sumatra, Indonesia 5.0 63.0
Saturday August 13 2011, 16:12:01 UTC southern Sumatra, Indonesia 4.6 38.7
Saturday August 13 2011, 15:42:21 UTC Tonga 4.6 82.1
Saturday August 13 2011, 14:53:58 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 1.9 3.1
Saturday August 13 2011, 14:21:26 UTC Hawaii region, Hawaii 3.4 1.5
Saturday August 13 2011, 14:21:17 UTC Hawaii region, Hawaii 3.4 1.6
Saturday August 13 2011, 14:00:57 UTC near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.8 35.3
Saturday August 13 2011, 12:27:54 UTC offshore Chiapas, Mexico 4.3 56.6
Saturday August 13 2011, 12:16:27 UTC south of the Mariana Islands 5.2 33.2
Saturday August 13 2011, 08:20:41 UTC Hawaii region, Hawaii 2.7 46.8
Saturday August 13 2011, 07:33:09 UTC off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico 5.6 28.5
Saturday August 13 2011, 07:14:51 UTC Kermadec Islands, New Zealand 5.2 31.5
Saturday August 13 2011, 07:04:56 UTC Cordoba, Argentina 4.6 178.1
Saturday August 13 2011, 01:48:51 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.5 14.2
Saturday August 13 2011, 00:53:53 UTC offshore El Salvador 4.6 96.5
Saturday August 13 2011, 00:51:36 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.3 10.2
Friday August 12 2011, 23:43:34 UTC south of the Fiji Islands 5.0 34.6

Thursday August 11 2011, 10:06:33 UTC southern Xinjiang, China 5.2 34.8
Thursday August 11 2011, 08:19:40 UTC Ascension Island region 5.2 10.0
Thursday August 11 2011, 07:08:13 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 1.8 7.0
Thursday August 11 2011, 06:47:05 UTC off the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.7 39.1
Thursday August 11 2011, 05:43:59 UTC northern Sumatra, Indonesia 4.4 35.2
Thursday August 11 2011, 02:56:38 UTC Babuyan Islands region, Philippines 5.4 20.8
Thursday August 11 2011, 01:36:45 UTC Ascension Island region 4.8 10.0
Thursday August 11 2011, 01:13:43 UTC south of the Fiji Islands 5.1 511.4
Wednesday August 10 2011, 22:59:24 UTC Potosi, Bolivia 4.8 113.6
Wednesday August 10 2011, 19:39:19 UTC Tonga 5.2 71.1
Wednesday August 10 2011, 18:06:17 UTC Solomon Islands 5.2 63.4
Wednesday August 10 2011, 13:09:55 UTC Tonga 4.6 248.5
Wednesday August 10 2011, 07:13:22 UTC Kermadec Islands, New Zealand 4.9 37.5

Wednesday August 10 2011, 02:42:27 UTC central Mid-Atlantic Ridge 4.7 10.0
Wednesday August 10 2011, 00:53:26 UTC Pakistan 5.7 54.1
Tuesday August 9 2011, 23:30:45 UTC Mendoza, Argentina 4.8 105.2
Tuesday August 9 2011, 19:35:34 UTC near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.8 34.7
Tuesday August 9 2011, 18:08:38 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 1.7 6.9
Tuesday August 9 2011, 15:46:31 UTC southeast of Easter Island 4.9 10.0
Tuesday August 9 2011, 15:41:37 UTC Mindoro, Philippines 4.6 166.5
Tuesday August 9 2011, 14:58:15 UTC Hawaii region, Hawaii 2.5 29.0
Tuesday August 9 2011, 14:27:40 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.0 36.6
Tuesday August 9 2011, 14:04:03 UTC South Sandwich Islands region 5.0 106.9
Tuesday August 9 2011, 11:50:20 UTC Myanmar-China border region 5.0 24.7
Tuesday August 9 2011, 11:30:01 UTC Hawaii region, Hawaii 1.7 0.1
Tuesday August 9 2011, 11:11:23 UTC Fiji region 5.3 565.6
Tuesday August 9 2011, 07:47:48 UTC south of Java, Indonesia 4.4 40.7
Tuesday August 9 2011, 04:43:38 UTC southern Sumatra, Indonesia 4.9 57.4
Tuesday August 9 2011, 00:12:57 UTC Kermadec Islands, New Zealand 5.0 50.5 [5]
Monday August 8 2011, 23:57:08 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.6 11.8
Monday August 8 2011, 23:53:26 UTC Solomon Islands 5.1 35.0
Monday August 8 2011, 15:47:06 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.1 1.7
Monday August 8 2011, 15:34:51 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.1 1.7
Monday August 8 2011, 13:05:23 UTC eastern New Guinea region, Papua New Guinea 4.0 98.3
Monday August 8 2011, 03:34:12 UTC New Britain region, Papua New Guinea 5.2 71.8
Monday August 8 2011, 02:35:04 UTC Java Sea 4.9 505.6
Sunday August 7 2011, 23:18:30 UTC Kuril Islands 4.8 47.0
Sunday August 7 2011, 23:05:11 UTC Kepulauan Kai, Indonesia 5.0 9.2
Sunday August 7 2011, 22:16:53 UTC Molucca Sea 4.7 56.3
Sunday August 7 2011, 17:46:42 UTC New Britain region, Papua New Guinea 4.6 73.1
Sunday August 7 2011, 14:35:35 UTC Greece 5.0 13.1 [4b]
Sunday August 7 2011, 14:31:43 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.0 18.1
Sunday August 7 2011, 13:07:28 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.3 31.1
Sunday August 7 2011, 11:15:23 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 2.5 8.4
Sunday August 7 2011, 11:01:57 UTC Tonga 4.9 247.3
Sunday August 7 2011, 08:52:25 UTC Dead Sea region 4.1 10.0 [4a]
Sunday August 7 2011, 07:01:47 UTC south of the Fiji Islands 5.4 41.7 [3]
Sunday August 7 2011, 06:30:56 UTC Izu Islands, Japan region 4.9 408.7
Sunday August 7 2011, 06:22:35 UTC Santa Cruz Islands region 5.6 411.9 [2]
Sunday August 7 2011, 03:34:51 UTC near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.7 9.8
Sunday August 7 2011, 02:22:44 UTC Fiji region 4.6 613.5
Saturday August 6 2011, 19:35:40 UTC Hawaii region, Hawaii 2.3 31.9
Saturday August 6 2011, 19:06:34 UTC Island of Hawaii, Hawaii 1.9 33.7
Saturday August 6 2011, 18:08:00 UTC Tarapaca, Chile 4.5 98.9
Saturday August 6 2011, 17:58:34 UTC off the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.9 33.1
Saturday August 6 2011, 17:17:22 UTC New Britain region, Papua New Guinea 5.1 38.9
Saturday August 6 2011, 14:45:04 UTC off the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.8 15.0
Saturday August 6 2011, 14:14:36 UTC offshore Bio-Bio, Chile 4.8 22.9
Saturday August 6 2011, 13:22:36 UTC offshore Maule, Chile 5.1 22.4
Saturday August 6 2011, 12:40:10 UTC North Island of New Zealand 4.6 188.6 [1]
Saturday August 6 2011, 11:53:30 UTC Fiji region 4.6 566.2
Saturday August 6 2011, 11:23:31 UTC Kermadec Islands region 4.9 37.6

Saturday August 6 2011, 07:14:57 UTC near the east coast of Honshu, Japan 5.3 42.0
Saturday August 6 2011, 02:45:54 UTC southern Sumatra, Indonesia 5.7 30.9
Saturday August 6 2011, 01:03:47 UTC off the east coast of Honshu, Japan 4.8 42.7
Friday August 5 2011, 21:39:14 UTC northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 4.8 10.0 = Iceland volcano link

[5] Kermadec 5.0 quake shakes the same loose in North Is NZ:
Magnitude 5.0, Tuesday, August 9 2011 at 1:46 pm (NZST), 10 km north of Taupo

Taupo magnitude 5.0 quake - NZ GNS seismograph drums 090811

Taupo magnitude 5.0 quake - NZ GNS seismograph drums 090811

[4a + 4b] ChristChurch! Sayeth The Lord? ~ The Teacher spoke Greek democracy ~ Let them all BE!

Greece magnitude 5.0 quake - GIM 080811

Greece magnitude 5.0 quake - GIM 080811 - a forty-count later..


Levant magnitude 4.1 quake - Global Incident Map - 070811

Levant magnitude 4.1 quake - Global Incident Map - 070811

[2] and [3] – NZ seismographs shaken from the greater distance:

Santa Cruz Islands magnitude 5.6 quake - NZ GNS seismographs 070811

Santa Cruz Islands magnitude 5.6 quake - NZ GNS seismographs 070811


Santa Cruz Islands magnitude 5.6 quake - GIM 070811

Santa Cruz Islands magnitude 5.6 quake - GIM 070811

What next? …

[1] By these listing means was readily anticipated this deep and symptomatic..
Magnitude 4.6, Sunday, August 7 2011 at 0:40 am (NZST), 10 km south of Tokoroa

Tokoroa magnitude 4.6 quake - GNS 070811

Tokoroa magnitude 4.6 quake - GNS 070811

..that was properly forecast as imminent (here we go) by watching the Waikato seismograph:

Tokoroa mag  4.6 quake on Waikato seismograph - GNS 070811

Tokoroa mag 4.6 quake on Waikato seismograph - GNS 070811

Source of main data listing = quakes.globalincidentmap.com:

Tokoroa magnitude 4.6 quake - GIM 070811

Tokoroa magnitude 4.6 quake - GIM 070811

21Aug2011 update: this page has been succeeded by
eqnz U aint seen nothin yet Chch NZ B Warned

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