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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
NZDTThu, Feb 11 2016, 6:07:50 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km north of Ruatoria
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11 hours 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
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 7 2016, 3:35:20 pm
Depth38 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km south of Tokomaru Bay
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 5 2016, 10:13:28 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Te Araroa
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 4 2016, 8:00:20 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude4.1
Location60 km north-west of Te Araroa
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 4 2016, 1:09:34 pm
Depth38 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km west of Te Araroa
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 3 2016, 3:13:43 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km east of Tokomaru Bay
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 1 2016, 5:18:42 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km east of Matawai
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 21 2016, 11:40:46 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km west of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 18 2016, 7:53:09 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km south-west of Tolaga Bay
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 18 2016, 7:02:24 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-west of Tolaga Bay
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 18 2016, 6:16:22 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km south-west of Te Kaha
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Jan 5 2016, 12:57:47 pm
Depth71 km
Magnitude4.7
Location10 km south-east of Opotiki
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 2 2016, 1:34:24 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km west of Te Kaha
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 31 2015, 5:37:02 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude3.4
Location45 km north of Te Kaha
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 24 2015, 3:18:27 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north-west of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 24 2015, 1:32:41 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km west of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 24 2015, 1:28:27 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km north-west of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Dec 24 2015, 1:06:32 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km north-west of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Dec 21 2015, 5:04:51 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Dec 20 2015, 11:02:16 pm
Depth41 km
Magnitude4.7
Location25 km south of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Dec 20 2015, 10:27:06 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Dec 15 2015, 9:07:47 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km west of Matawai
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Dec 15 2015, 8:28:49 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km west of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Dec 14 2015, 11:10:30 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Nov 28 2015, 2:58:56 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km west of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Nov 17 2015, 12:57:15 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Nov 17 2015, 12:51:50 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Nov 17 2015, 12:43:07 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.6
Location20 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 16 2015, 10:13:29 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago