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

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 10 2016, 6:03:45 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km south of Waverley
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19 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 10 2016, 1:51:10 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north of Opunake
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23 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 8 2016, 1:25:34 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.4
Location25 km south-west of Whanganui
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2 days ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 4 2016, 4:15:47 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude5.5
Location10 km east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 27 2016, 9:31:11 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.5
Location35 km west of Paraparaumu
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a week ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Nov 26 2016, 8:21:42 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude5.1
Location35 km north of Wairoa
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Nov 26 2016, 6:46:31 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km north-east of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 25 2016, 8:39:03 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.3
Location40 km east of Stratford
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Nov 23 2016, 3:04:39 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km west of Waverley
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Nov 22 2016, 1:19:42 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude5.5
Location65 km south-east of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 21 2016, 1:53:12 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 21 2016, 1:49:49 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km south-east of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Nov 19 2016, 3:54:02 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.7
Location10 km west of Waverley
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 18 2016, 8:44:03 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km north of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Nov 16 2016, 4:52:33 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km north of Waverley
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Nov 16 2016, 1:47:14 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-west of Waverley
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Nov 16 2016, 9:58:34 am
Depth41 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km south-west of Waverley
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Nov 15 2016, 11:32:27 pm
Depth40 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km south-west of Waverley
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Nov 15 2016, 3:44:10 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km west of Waverley
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Nov 15 2016, 2:12:25 am
Depth47 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km south of Waverley
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Nov 15 2016, 12:11:49 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km south-west of Waverley
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 14 2016, 8:21:04 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude5.8
Location20 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 14 2016, 7:47:52 pm
Depth53 km
Magnitude5.7
Location25 km east of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 14 2016, 7:43:00 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude5.6
Location20 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 14 2016, 4:10:39 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north-east of Waverley
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 14 2016, 3:13:58 pm
Depth41 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km south of Waverley
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Nov 14 2016, 2:27:53 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude4.3
Location25 km north-east of Stratford
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 14 2016, 1:34:22 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude6.3
Location30 km north of Cheviot
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 14 2016, 1:33:51 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude5.7
Location20 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 14 2016, 10:06:59 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude3.9
Location45 km south-west of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago