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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region over the past year:

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 6 2015, 4:04:11 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km east of Ohakune
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20 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 6 2015, 1:18:22 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude4.3
Location90 km north of White Island
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 4 2015, 7:47:32 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km north of Ohakune
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 4 2015, 12:36:41 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km north-west of Turangi
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 3 2015, 10:18:57 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km west of Taihape
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 3 2015, 9:52:32 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km north-east of Taupo
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 3 2015, 8:21:40 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km west of Taihape
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4 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 10:02:12 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude4.1
Location30 km north-east of White Island
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5 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 3:18:24 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.4
Location115 km north of White Island
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 10:36:52 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south-east of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 8:33:08 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.8
Location105 km north of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 5:06:14 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south-west of White Island
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a week 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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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 23 2015, 11:25:06 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude4.7
Location110 km north of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 22 2015, 7:07:14 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km north of Taihape
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 20 2015, 12:15:15 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Feb 14 2015, 1:39:52 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.0
LocationWithin 5 km of Rotorua
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 12 2015, 6:06:34 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.0
Location10 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 10 2015, 4:51:29 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 8 2015, 5:21:54 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.9
Location15 km north-west of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 6 2015, 8:15:29 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude4.2
Location25 km west of Tolaga Bay
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 6 2015, 12:02:35 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude4.5
Location10 km north-west of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 5 2015, 7:18:02 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 3 2015, 11:42:18 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north-east of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 3 2015, 11:40:56 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north-east of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 3 2015, 11:38:26 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north-east of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 3:07:59 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 9:50:12 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 4:15:54 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km north-east of Ohakune
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 4:14:15 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude4.0
Location20 km north-east of Ohakune
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago