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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
NZSTFri, May 6 2016, 11:45:40 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km east of Te Araroa
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 5 2016, 10:39:11 am
Depth46 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km south of Opotiki
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 11:59:09 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.4
Location35 km south-east of Te Kaha
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 12:26:49 pm
Depth125 km
Magnitude4.5
Location50 km north-east of White Island
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4 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, May 1 2016, 1:48:16 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.6
Location10 km south-west of Te Kaha
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 27 2016, 5:36:48 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km north-east of Te Araroa
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 27 2016, 2:25:30 pm
Depth46 km
Magnitude4.0
Location10 km north-east of Opotiki
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 26 2016, 10:01:59 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-west of Te Araroa
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 26 2016, 6:53:11 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km north-west of Te Araroa
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 20 2016, 5:59:53 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km west of Tolaga Bay
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 17 2016, 7:34:25 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km north-west of Ruatoria
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 16 2016, 8:40:59 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km west of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 8 2016, 7:41:03 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south-west of Te Kaha
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 7 2016, 2:38:05 pm
Depth99 km
Magnitude4.5
Location20 km south of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Apr 1 2016, 10:17:19 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south of Ruatoria
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 31 2016, 10:48:08 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km west of Matawai
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 28 2016, 5:53:20 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km west of Ruatoria
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Mar 26 2016, 5:27:45 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km south-west of Te Kaha
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 9 2016, 12:48:49 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.9
Location15 km north-east of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 7 2016, 8:05:32 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km south of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 6 2016, 5:04:30 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km north-west of Tolaga Bay
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 6 2016, 1:21:28 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 6 2016, 12:07:18 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 6 2016, 12:48:48 am
Depth49 km
Magnitude3.7
Location35 km west of Tokomaru Bay
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 1 2016, 7:25:16 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south-west of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 18 2016, 8:11:28 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude3.6
Location35 km south-east of Tolaga Bay
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 17 2016, 1:35:11 am
Depth48 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km west of Ruatoria
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 11 2016, 6:07:50 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km north of Ruatoria
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 8 2016, 10:32:14 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.7
Location125 km east of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 7 2016, 3:35:20 pm
Depth38 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km south of Tokomaru Bay
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago