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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, Feb 9 2016, 2:18:31 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.3
Location40 km east of Taihape
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 4 2016, 8:00:20 pm
Depth51 km
Magnitude4.0
Location45 km north-west of Te Araroa
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 2 2016, 5:40:28 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km east of Murupara
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 29 2016, 9:25:21 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km north-east of Taihape
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 24 2016, 10:45:52 pm
Depth2 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 24 2016, 10:23:04 pm
Depth2 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 24 2016, 10:00:56 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Jan 24 2016, 9:46:55 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 24 2016, 9:44:12 pm
Depth1 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 24 2016, 9:42:55 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Jan 24 2016, 9:32:09 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 24 2016, 9:30:56 pm
Depth3 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 24 2016, 9:29:41 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 24 2016, 9:27:13 pm
Depth2 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 24 2016, 9:26:08 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 24 2016, 9:19:39 pm
Depth2 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north-west of Whakatane
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 24 2016, 9:17:51 pm
Depth1 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 23 2016, 10:41:19 pm
Depth4 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km west of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 20 2016, 9:38:47 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km north of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Jan 13 2016, 1:22:31 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.8
Location30 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 12 2016, 2:47:43 pm
Depth39 km
Magnitude4.1
Location30 km south of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 12 2016, 12:17:04 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km north of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 11 2016, 1:14:39 pm
Depth138 km
Magnitude4.3
Location30 km east of Rotorua
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 8 2016, 11:14:29 am
Depth52 km
Magnitude3.6
Location30 km east of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Jan 5 2016, 12:57:47 pm
Depth71 km
Magnitude4.7
Location10 km south-east of Opotiki
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 4 2016, 7:30:09 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km north-west of Taupo
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 4 2016, 4:06:57 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
NZDTMon, Jan 4 2016, 4:04:31 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north of Taupo
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Jan 4 2016, 1:07:55 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude5.0
Location20 km east of Pongaroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 2 2016, 1:34:24 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km west of Te Kaha
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago