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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
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 moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSat, Jan 7 2017, 5:46:11 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude4.8
Location15 km west of Te Kaha
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 6 2017, 1:43:06 am
Depth38 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km south-west of Te Kaha
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 3 2017, 2:16:08 am
Depth428 km
Magnitude5.2
Location215 km north of Te Araroa
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 3 2017, 1:21:56 am
Depth52 km
Magnitude3.9
Location40 km south-west of Matawai
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 2 2017, 10:37:44 pm
Depth0 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 2 2017, 10:25:12 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Jan 2 2017, 10:12:55 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.8
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 2 2017, 10:00:46 pm
Depth4 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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a week 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
NZDTTue, Dec 27 2016, 10:31:10 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.5
LocationWithin 5 km of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Dec 27 2016, 7:17:38 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Dec 27 2016, 8:12:16 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km west of Taihape
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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 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 weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Dec 21 2016, 8:55:09 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km north-west of Hunterville
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 18 2016, 6:54:39 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km east of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 15 2016, 10:40:38 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Dec 14 2016, 3:17:31 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Dec 12 2016, 11:09:51 pm
Depth3 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Dec 12 2016, 1:27:29 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km south-west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
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 light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Dec 11 2016, 10:31:18 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 11 2016, 11:46:53 am
Depth43 km
Magnitude3.8
Location5 km south of Dannevirke
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 11 2016, 11:46:16 am
Depth39 km
Magnitude4.2
Location15 km west of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 10 2016, 8:16:24 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km north of Rotorua
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 6:31:28 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km north of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 8 2016, 8:37:53 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km north-east of Turangi
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 8 2016, 12:40:27 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Turangi
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago