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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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  • Public Id: 2014p552729
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 12:15:20 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 3.8
  • Location: 5 km north-east of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547607
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 2:45:11 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 6 km
  • Magnitude: 1.9
  • Location: 5 km north of Taupo
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p535974
  • NZST: Friday, July 18 2014 at 7:27:11 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 4 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 5 km west of White Island
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p531336
  • NZST: Thursday, July 17 2014 at 2:15:54 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 3.5
  • Location: 50 km east of Stratford
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p501906
  • NZST: Sunday, July 6 2014 at 4:55:45 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 5 km north of Turangi
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p501639
  • NZST: Sunday, July 6 2014 at 2:33:22 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 7 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 5 km north of Turangi
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p501629
  • NZST: Sunday, July 6 2014 at 2:28:24 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 5 km north of Turangi
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p499087
  • NZST: Saturday, July 5 2014 at 3:53:45 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 10 km north-west of Whakatane
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p484300
  • NZST: Sunday, June 29 2014 at 4:35:07 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 15 km north of Ohakune
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p476125
  • NZST: Thursday, June 26 2014 at 3:59:43 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 65 km
  • Magnitude: 4.7
  • Location: 40 km south-west of Whanganui
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p475199
  • NZST: Thursday, June 26 2014 at 7:46:26 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 31 km
  • Magnitude: 4.8
  • Location: 10 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p469890
  • NZST: Tuesday, June 24 2014 at 8:37:48 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 31 km
  • Magnitude: 3.5
  • Location: 35 km east of Taihape
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p465416
  • NZST: Sunday, June 22 2014 at 4:53:42 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 5 km west of Taihape
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p461685
  • NZST: Saturday, June 21 2014 at 7:46:00 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 5 km west of Taihape
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p456385
  • NZST: Thursday, June 19 2014 at 8:42:05 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 7 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 5 km west of White Island
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p455339
  • NZST: Wednesday, June 18 2014 at 11:24:40 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 10 km north-west of Taupo
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p454814
  • NZST: Wednesday, June 18 2014 at 6:45:13 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 7 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 10 km south-west of White Island
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p449491
  • NZST: Monday, June 16 2014 at 7:29:21 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 162 km
  • Magnitude: 4.5
  • Location: 25 km north-west of Whakatane
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p449483
  • NZST: Monday, June 16 2014 at 7:24:55 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 163 km
  • Magnitude: 4.8
  • Location: 30 km north-west of Whakatane
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p441484
  • NZST: Friday, June 13 2014 at 8:23:08 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: Within 5 km of Rotorua
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p441435
  • NZST: Friday, June 13 2014 at 7:56:56 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 5 km east of Rotorua
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p441408
  • NZST: Friday, June 13 2014 at 7:42:17 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: Within 5 km of Rotorua
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p441404
  • NZST: Friday, June 13 2014 at 7:40:25 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 5 km east of Rotorua
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p441392
  • NZST: Friday, June 13 2014 at 7:33:46 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: Within 5 km of Rotorua
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p441390
  • NZST: Friday, June 13 2014 at 7:32:40 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 5 km east of Rotorua
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
  • Public Id: 2014p441384
  • NZST: Friday, June 13 2014 at 7:29:41 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 1.9
  • Location: Within 5 km of Rotorua
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p441375
  • NZST: Friday, June 13 2014 at 7:25:23 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: Within 5 km of Rotorua
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
  • Public Id: 2014p441366
  • NZST: Friday, June 13 2014 at 7:20:34 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: Within 5 km of Rotorua
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
  • Public Id: 2014p441350
  • NZST: Friday, June 13 2014 at 7:11:39 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: Within 5 km of Rotorua
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
  • Public Id: 2014p441323
  • NZST: Friday, June 13 2014 at 6:57:22 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: Within 5 km of Rotorua
  • Felt it?

weeks ago