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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 light
NZSTSat, Sep 10 2016, 10:02:49 am
Depth80 km
Magnitude5.1
Location50 km north of French Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 7 2016, 11:29:47 pm
Depth89 km
Magnitude4.2
Location20 km north-east of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 4:37:55 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude7.1
Location125 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 26 2016, 4:23:05 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.4
Location35 km south-west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 24 2016, 6:50:10 pm
Depth103 km
Magnitude4.2
Location20 km west of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 19 2016, 5:58:22 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km north of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 17 2016, 4:54:35 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km south-west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 15 2016, 12:25:23 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km north-east of Stratford
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 5 2016, 11:08:54 pm
Depth45 km
Magnitude4.3
Location65 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 5 2016, 4:39:36 pm
Depth37 km
Magnitude3.3
Location35 km south-west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 4 2016, 3:07:56 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km north-west of Mokau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 23 2016, 10:25:30 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jun 14 2016, 6:47:51 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km north-east of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 9:19:05 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.2
Location30 km south-west of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 7:55:18 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude5.2
Location20 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 7:15:32 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude4.7
Location20 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 1:44:23 am
Depth88 km
Magnitude5.2
Location10 km west of Murupara
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 7 2016, 8:15:55 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km south-east of Mokau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 19 2016, 10:50:10 pm
Depth36 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south of Waverley
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 15 2016, 8:39:35 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 15 2016, 12:20:24 pm
Depth72 km
Magnitude4.3
Location25 km east of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 7:41:06 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude5.2
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 27 2016, 12:30:57 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km south-west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 24 2016, 9:37:50 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.4
Location35 km north-west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 23 2016, 11:27:16 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude4.0
Location50 km west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 9 2016, 6:49:03 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 7 2016, 12:56:53 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.1
Location35 km south-west of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Mar 3 2016, 12:54:28 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude4.6
Location25 km south-west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 24 2016, 3:51:28 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km north-west of Opunake
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weeks ago

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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
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago