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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
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 8:53:04 pm
Depth40 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km south-west of Te Kaha
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 2:28:02 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of Taihape
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 7:17:48 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.7
LocationWithin 5 km of White Island
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7 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 3:38:10 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.2
Location5 km north of Napier
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 17 2016, 1:08:42 am
Depth3 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km west of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, May 16 2016, 3:04:16 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
LocationWithin 5 km of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, May 16 2016, 3:03:31 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km north-west of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 16 2016, 12:08:59 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.1
LocationWithin 5 km of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 16 2016, 11:39:47 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.9
LocationWithin 5 km of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 16 2016, 7:50:13 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, May 16 2016, 7:41:48 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 14 2016, 2:32:31 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km north-east of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 14 2016, 1:33:29 am
Depth50 km
Magnitude3.6
Location10 km north-east of Hunterville
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 7:55:18 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude5.2
Location20 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 7:15:32 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude4.7
Location20 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 7:06:12 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km east of Murupara
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 1:44:23 am
Depth88 km
Magnitude5.2
Location10 km west of Murupara
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 9 2016, 7:26:58 pm
Depth70 km
Magnitude4.2
Location95 km north-east of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 8 2016, 7:48:49 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km south-west of Te Kaha
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 5 2016, 10:39:11 am
Depth46 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km south of Opotiki
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weeks ago

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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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weeks 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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weeks 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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weeks 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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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 27 2016, 2:25:22 pm
Depth84 km
Magnitude4.2
Location45 km north of Te Kaha
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weeks 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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weeks 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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weeks 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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weeks 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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weeks 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
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago