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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 severe
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 5:12:30 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude6.5
Location450 km north-east of Whakatane
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 10 2014, 10:56:24 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-west of Whakatane
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 7 2014, 8:19:01 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 7 2014, 10:51:08 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.6
Location20 km south-east of Porangahau
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Oct 6 2014, 2:14:32 pm
Depth113 km
Magnitude5.1
Location25 km west of Murupara
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 6 2014, 6:01:50 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km east of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 3 2014, 8:33:16 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude4.6
Location25 km south of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Sep 28 2014, 3:41:04 pm
Depth56 km
Magnitude3.7
Location25 km north of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 27 2014, 8:28:03 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 2:41:38 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude5.2
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 2:41:22 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude5.5
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 22 2014, 3:30:27 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 22 2014, 3:09:13 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 22 2014, 3:06:23 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 19 2014, 10:31:03 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north-east of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 8:34:32 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 12:05:41 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 11:51:31 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 11:22:09 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 3:21:29 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 2:35:49 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 8:11:25 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 6:45:28 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north-west of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 6:41:23 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 4:05:02 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km west of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 3:36:23 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 2:31:00 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 11 2014, 10:54:05 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 6 2014, 7:52:12 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south-west of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 2 2014, 8:54:46 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km north-west of Taihape
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago