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

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 21 2015, 9:43:36 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km south of Taumarunui
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 18 2015, 8:56:00 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.1
LocationWithin 5 km of New Plymouth
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 16 2015, 12:25:12 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude1.9
LocationWithin 5 km of New Plymouth
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 10 2015, 8:14:53 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.7
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 9 2015, 9:34:41 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-west of New Plymouth
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, May 9 2015, 9:01:03 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.4
Location5 km west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, May 9 2015, 8:41:33 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location5 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 7 2015, 10:06:32 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 7 2015, 6:12:13 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 8:26:16 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.1
Location5 km north-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 27 2015, 6:27:49 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km north-west of Mokau
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 3:36:42 pm
Depth52 km
Magnitude6.2
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 23 2015, 6:09:37 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 23 2015, 10:42:42 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude5.2
Location15 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 18 2015, 1:32:25 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 6:10:54 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.2
Location35 km south-west of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 2:49:00 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south-west of Te Kuiti
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 8:36:19 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 24 2015, 11:27:50 am
Depth38 km
Magnitude3.7
Location60 km south-west of Waverley
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 22 2015, 7:07:16 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km west of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 15 2015, 3:28:24 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.8
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 13 2015, 5:58:46 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude4.3
Location70 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 5 2015, 4:35:16 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km north-west of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Feb 28 2015, 2:25:04 am
Depth54 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km south-east of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 25 2015, 4:34:29 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude3.6
Location35 km west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 13 2015, 3:41:19 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 12 2015, 12:13:37 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 11 2015, 9:15:24 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 10 2015, 10:07:55 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km south-east of Mokau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 9 2015, 10:02:28 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km south-east of Mokau
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weeks ago