Welcome to GeoNet - the official source of geological hazard information for New Zealand.

Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the New Zealand region over the past year:

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 3:59:04 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km east of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

12 hours ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 29 2016, 8:41:48 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.6
Location20 km north-east of Paraparaumu
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

2 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 29 2016, 3:58:22 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km south-west of Whanganui
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

2 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 29 2016, 3:22:19 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-west of Arthur's Pass
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

2 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 29 2016, 1:41:04 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

2 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 29 2016, 12:50:35 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km north-west of Porangahau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

2 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Jun 29 2016, 12:27:24 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.9
Location30 km east of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

2 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jun 28 2016, 1:40:59 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

4 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 27 2016, 11:16:34 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km north-east of Gisborne
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

4 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 27 2016, 4:25:28 pm
Depth4 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

4 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 27 2016, 4:24:09 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

4 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 27 2016, 2:12:17 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Wairoa
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

5 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Jun 26 2016, 2:23:11 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km south-west of Christchurch
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

6 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jun 26 2016, 1:45:07 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km south-east of Wellington
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

6 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZSTSat, Jun 25 2016, 12:38:43 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude4.7
Location30 km east of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

7 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jun 24 2016, 2:33:33 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km north-east of White Island
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jun 24 2016, 1:23:45 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 23 2016, 10:25:30 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km north-west of Whanganui
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 23 2016, 10:19:19 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km west of Porangahau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 22 2016, 1:13:57 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.3
Location35 km south-west of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Jun 21 2016, 9:05:17 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude4.4
Location20 km south-east of Wellington
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jun 21 2016, 8:40:47 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km west of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 20 2016, 9:54:07 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km south-west of Christchurch
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Jun 19 2016, 10:54:42 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude4.0
Location35 km south-east of Tolaga Bay
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jun 19 2016, 10:52:16 pm
Depth44 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km north of Kaikoura
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Jun 19 2016, 8:53:41 am
Depth37 km
Magnitude4.3
Location40 km south-east of Wairoa
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jun 17 2016, 9:36:10 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km west of Masterton
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jun 17 2016, 6:15:49 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south-east of Tolaga Bay
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jun 17 2016, 2:51:14 am
Depth4 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north-east of Akaroa
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 16 2016, 9:37:57 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.4
Location30 km south of Whanganui
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago