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

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 1:39:00 pm
Depth48 km
Magnitude5.7
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 7 2016, 3:24:54 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km south-west of Opunake
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4 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 21 2016, 11:51:07 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.6
Location30 km south-west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Jan 13 2016, 1:22:31 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.8
Location30 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 12 2016, 2:47:43 pm
Depth39 km
Magnitude4.1
Location30 km south of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 12 2016, 12:17:04 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km north of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 4 2016, 1:07:55 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude5.0
Location20 km east of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 31 2015, 8:50:49 am
Depth119 km
Magnitude4.9
Location55 km north-west of French Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Dec 30 2015, 12:36:17 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude4.7
Location25 km north-east of Eketahuna
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 18 2015, 9:26:40 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.5
Location40 km east of Stratford
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 13 2015, 2:06:43 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km west of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Dec 11 2015, 11:15:52 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 5 2015, 7:50:46 am
Depth50 km
Magnitude4.5
Location45 km north-east of French Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 29 2015, 8:35:04 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 23 2015, 1:25:59 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 20 2015, 1:36:15 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.7
Location30 km south-west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Nov 9 2015, 1:37:00 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km north-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Nov 3 2015, 3:11:29 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 2 2015, 7:00:13 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Nov 1 2015, 6:42:11 pm
Depth55 km
Magnitude5.4
Location35 km north-east of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 31 2015, 7:04:52 am
Depth55 km
Magnitude4.0
Location50 km west of Levin
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTWed, Oct 28 2015, 1:49:41 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.2
Location20 km north of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 25 2015, 11:22:06 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km north of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 22 2015, 9:16:41 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTThu, Oct 22 2015, 9:05:45 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude4.8
Location20 km north of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 21 2015, 4:14:33 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km north of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 21 2015, 4:13:04 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km north of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Oct 12 2015, 9:05:01 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude5.7
Location15 km east of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 6 2015, 12:35:34 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Sep 28 2015, 10:58:37 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.4
Location40 km east of Stratford
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weeks ago