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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 light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 11:59:09 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.4
Location35 km south-east of Te Kaha
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18 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 12:26:49 pm
Depth125 km
Magnitude4.5
Location50 km north-east of White Island
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 1 2016, 1:48:16 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.6
Location10 km south-west of Te Kaha
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 1 2016, 12:40:18 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude4.3
Location20 km east of Dannevirke
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 29 2016, 3:25:08 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km west of Whakatane
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Apr 27 2016, 2:25:30 pm
Depth46 km
Magnitude4.0
Location10 km north-east of Opotiki
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 22 2016, 5:07:18 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.1
Location40 km west of Ohakune
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 21 2016, 10:16:28 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km east of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 20 2016, 1:50:40 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km north of Ohakune
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Apr 20 2016, 9:17:49 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.3
LocationWithin 5 km of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Apr 20 2016, 9:13:54 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
LocationWithin 5 km of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 19 2016, 1:10:18 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.3
Location40 km north-west of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 16 2016, 9:00:28 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km south-east of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 16 2016, 6:47:54 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km south-east of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 15 2016, 10:47:03 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km south of Opotiki
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 15 2016, 8:39:35 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 15 2016, 12:20:24 pm
Depth72 km
Magnitude4.3
Location25 km east of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 7:41:06 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude5.2
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 7 2016, 2:38:05 pm
Depth99 km
Magnitude4.5
Location20 km south of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 5 2016, 12:02:16 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Apr 1 2016, 1:02:46 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north-west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 24 2016, 3:02:05 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 24 2016, 9:37:50 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.4
Location35 km north-west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 23 2016, 11:27:16 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude4.0
Location50 km west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Mar 19 2016, 4:37:42 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km north-east of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 18 2016, 3:19:36 am
Depth4 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 17 2016, 9:53:56 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 15 2016, 11:13:10 am
Depth39 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km north of Opotiki
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 11 2016, 4:08:52 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km south of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 11 2016, 3:48:41 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km south-east of White Island
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago