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Felt Quakes

This is a list of recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the New Zealand region.

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 4:08:02 am
Depth62 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km west of Te Kaha
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Sep 30 2016, 7:44:48 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km north-east of Te Araroa
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Sep 30 2016, 6:05:52 pm
Depth40 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km north-west of Ruatoria
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11 hours ago

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Volcanic Alert Level Summary

Table showing the latest volcanic alert levels. The most active volcanoes are shown first. Volcanic Alert Bulletins are issued whenever there is a significant change in volcanic activity in New Zealand.

VolcanoAlert Level Aviation Colour Code
White Island1YELLOW
Ruapehu1GREEN
Mayor Island0GREEN
Northland0GREEN
Okataina0GREEN
Rotorua0GREEN
Auckland Volcanic Field0GREEN
Taranaki/Egmont0GREEN
Ngauruhoe0GREEN
Tongariro0GREEN
Taupo0GREEN
Kermadec Islands0GREEN