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Felt Quakes

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

  • Map showing earthquake location.
  • Public Id: 2014p284814
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 9:09:24 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 7 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 20 km west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

59 mins ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
  • Public Id: 2014p284491
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 6:17:09 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 30 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 40 km north-west of Te Anau
  • Felt it?

3 hours ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
  • Public Id: 2014p283998
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 1:54:14 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 10 km south-east of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

8 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 Island1GREEN?
Tongariro1GREEN?
Ruapehu1GREEN?
Ngauruhoe0GREEN?
Kermadec Islands0GREEN?
Mayor Island0GREEN?
Rotorua0GREEN?
Northland0GREEN?
Okataina0GREEN?
Auckland Volcanic Field0GREEN?
Taranaki/Egmont0GREEN?
Taupo0GREEN?