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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
NZDTWed, Sep 28 2016, 11:29:16 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north-west of Te Araroa
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1 hour ago

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Intensity light
NZDTTue, Sep 27 2016, 11:36:25 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km south-east of Murupara
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
NZDTTue, Sep 27 2016, 11:33:24 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km south of Westport
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1 day 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