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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
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 5:23:06 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 10 2017, 3:51:53 pm
Depth168 km
Magnitude4.7
Location20 km south of Tokoroa
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 8 2017, 4:26:25 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km north of Ohakune
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 7 2017, 10:49:51 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km west of New Plymouth
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 4 2017, 7:00:06 pm
Depth102 km
Magnitude4.1
Location15 km south-east of Waverley
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 2 2017, 8:48:55 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.4
Location30 km south of Mokau
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 29 2016, 3:34:33 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude5.5
Location35 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 23 2016, 1:41:39 am
Depth64 km
Magnitude3.9
Location20 km north-west of Feilding
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 22 2016, 6:02:19 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 22 2016, 2:27:07 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.4
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 16 2016, 2:15:33 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 15 2016, 3:30:26 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.9
LocationWithin 5 km of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Dec 14 2016, 10:25:28 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Dec 12 2016, 12:16:15 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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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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weeks 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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weeks 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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weeks 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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weeks 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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weeks 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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weeks 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
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago