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

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  • Public Id: 2014p302611
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 11:11:15 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 23 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 20 km north-east of Stratford
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p298774
  • NZST: Tuesday, April 22 2014 at 1:07:13 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Taumarunui
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p274900
  • NZST: Sunday, April 13 2014 at 5:07:31 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 30 km north-west of Ohakune
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p240655
  • NZDT: Monday, March 31 2014 at 2:01:19 pm
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: strong
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 5.2
  • Location: 5 km north of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p214783
  • NZDT: Saturday, March 22 2014 at 12:16:38 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 97 km
  • Magnitude: 4.9
  • Location: 60 km west of Levin
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p212222
  • NZDT: Friday, March 21 2014 at 1:32:03 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 19 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 25 km north-west of Ohakune
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p173444
  • NZDT: Thursday, March 6 2014 at 5:11:02 pm
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 19 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 25 km north-west of Ohakune
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p164377
  • NZDT: Monday, March 3 2014 at 8:40:55 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 18 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 20 km north of Opunake
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p139580
  • NZDT: Saturday, February 22 2014 at 4:28:20 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 3.9
  • Location: 10 km north-east of Turangi
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p127066
  • NZDT: Monday, February 17 2014 at 1:20:47 pm
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 28 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 35 km north-west of Ohakune
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p123807
  • NZDT: Sunday, February 16 2014 at 8:25:00 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 18 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 20 km north-east of Opunake
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p090119
  • NZDT: Monday, February 3 2014 at 9:15:28 pm
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 33 km
  • Magnitude: 3.7
  • Location: 30 km south-west of Whanganui
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p063499
  • NZDT: Saturday, January 25 2014 at 12:52:20 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: strong
  • Depth: 12 km
  • Magnitude: 4.4
  • Location: 50 km south-west of Opunake
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p057395
  • NZDT: Wednesday, January 22 2014 at 6:40:31 pm
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 25 km west of Mokau
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p054100
  • NZDT: Tuesday, January 21 2014 at 1:24:38 pm
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 37 km
  • Magnitude: 4.8
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p052979
  • NZDT: Tuesday, January 21 2014 at 3:27:37 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 28 km
  • Magnitude: 4.5
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p052675
  • NZDT: Tuesday, January 21 2014 at 12:45:57 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 30 km south-west of Whanganui
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p051675
  • NZDT: Monday, January 20 2014 at 3:52:45 pm
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: moderate
  • Maximum intensity ?: severe
  • Depth: 34 km
  • Magnitude: 6.2
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p043106
  • NZDT: Friday, January 17 2014 at 11:47:02 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 73 km
  • Magnitude: 4.4
  • Location: 10 km south of Whanganui
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p022551
  • NZDT: Thursday, January 9 2014 at 9:15:39 pm
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 12 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 10 km south-east of Mokau
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p010427
  • NZDT: Sunday, January 5 2014 at 9:35:57 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 10 km north-west of New Plymouth
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2013p982811
  • NZDT: Tuesday, December 31 2013 at 4:21:50 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 20 km north-west of Opunake
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2013p976577
  • NZDT: Saturday, December 28 2013 at 9:00:38 pm
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 7 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 10 km west of New Plymouth
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2013p966120
  • NZDT: Wednesday, December 25 2013 at 12:09:00 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 20 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Mokau
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2013p964877
  • NZDT: Tuesday, December 24 2013 at 1:06:33 pm
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 3.3
  • Location: 25 km south-west of Whanganui
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2013p879328
  • NZDT: Friday, November 22 2013 at 9:26:22 pm
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 3.5
  • Location: 25 km south of Whanganui
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2013p849957
  • NZDT: Tuesday, November 12 2013 at 12:37:08 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 25 km south-west of New Plymouth
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2013p849952
  • NZDT: Tuesday, November 12 2013 at 12:34:50 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 3.3
  • Location: 30 km south-west of New Plymouth
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2013p826186
  • NZDT: Sunday, November 3 2013 at 5:33:16 am
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 3.7
  • Location: 40 km south-west of Taumarunui
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2013p816856
  • NZDT: Wednesday, October 30 2013 at 6:40:57 pm
  • Taranaki region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 20 km north-west of Opunake
  • Felt it?

weeks ago