Welcome to GeoNet - the official source of geological hazard information for New Zealand.

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

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 13 2014, 4:16:49 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-west of Mokau
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Dec 8 2014, 12:38:42 am
Depth96 km
Magnitude4.2
Location20 km south-west of Taupo
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 6 2014, 10:16:47 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.6
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 28 2014, 6:20:32 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Nov 22 2014, 5:03:43 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km north-west of Opunake
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 17 2014, 11:33:17 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude6.5
Location155 km east of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Nov 15 2014, 10:58:33 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km west of New Plymouth
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 11:57:25 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km north-west of Opunake
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 24 2014, 10:12:10 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north-west of New Plymouth
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 15 2014, 3:08:48 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north of New Plymouth
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 6 2014, 2:14:32 pm
Depth113 km
Magnitude5.1
Location25 km west of Murupara
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 27 2014, 8:28:03 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 2:41:38 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude5.2
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 2:41:22 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude5.5
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 4:48:04 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north-east of Stratford
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 19 2014, 11:29:14 pm
Depth94 km
Magnitude4.3
Location60 km west of Levin
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 7:28:42 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.8
Location35 km south-west of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 6:26:10 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km east of Waverley
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 7 2014, 5:50:33 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north of Opunake
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 29 2014, 12:29:03 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 12 2014, 3:20:18 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km south-east of Mokau
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 17 2014, 2:15:54 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.5
Location50 km east of Stratford
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jun 28 2014, 2:21:48 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km west of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, Jun 26 2014, 3:59:43 pm
Depth65 km
Magnitude4.7
Location40 km south-west of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 26 2014, 7:46:26 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude4.8
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Jun 6 2014, 3:46:54 pm
Depth106 km
Magnitude5.1
Location15 km west of Ohakune
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 28 2014, 10:49:01 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km south-west of New Plymouth
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 23 2014, 3:12:47 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.5
Location50 km west of Opunake
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 12 2014, 12:57:38 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km west of New Plymouth
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 4 2014, 3:12:48 pm
Depth42 km
Magnitude4.4
Location25 km north-west of Paraparaumu
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago