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

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 29 2017, 4:47:58 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north of Gisborne
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 26 2017, 2:31:39 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

4 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 23 2017, 2:18:58 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north-west of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

7 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 20 2017, 12:54:10 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 18 2017, 10:07:41 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.8
Location65 km north-east of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 15 2017, 6:13:43 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Tokomaru Bay
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 13 2017, 2:17:01 pm
Depth42 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km south-west of Opotiki
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 13 2017, 7:59:45 am
Depth45 km
Magnitude3.8
Location40 km north of Te Kaha
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 13 2017, 3:57:26 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km north of Tolaga Bay
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 13 2017, 3:32:25 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.4
Location100 km north-east of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTTue, May 9 2017, 6:19:58 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude4.7
Location10 km south-west of Te Kaha
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 7 2017, 8:49:24 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km south-east of Ruatoria
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 6 2017, 10:29:47 am
Depth37 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south-east of Te Kaha
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 5 2017, 8:35:23 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.0
Location35 km east of Matawai
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 2 2017, 5:28:39 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km east of Tolaga Bay
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 1 2017, 8:28:41 pm
Depth113 km
Magnitude4.4
Location70 km north-east of White Island
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 1 2017, 3:42:05 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude4.3
Location35 km south-west of Wairoa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 27 2017, 6:03:24 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude3.7
Location20 km north-east of Opotiki
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 26 2017, 2:51:23 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.9
Location75 km north-east of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTWed, Apr 19 2017, 3:08:42 pm
Depth38 km
Magnitude5.1
Location25 km south-east of Matawai
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 17 2017, 10:26:02 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km west of Te Kaha
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 11 2017, 9:01:13 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.1
Location90 km north-east of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 11 2017, 1:14:33 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 9 2017, 10:51:59 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-west of Gisborne
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 8 2017, 3:07:30 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north-west of Gisborne
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Apr 7 2017, 11:14:09 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.8
Location20 km north-west of Gisborne
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 4 2017, 7:46:20 am
Depth39 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north-west of Matawai
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Mar 30 2017, 6:14:21 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 30 2017, 6:00:32 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south of Tokomaru Bay
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 29 2017, 11:12:50 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.3
Location35 km south-east of Tolaga Bay
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago