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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, Aug 30 2015, 12:27:25 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north of Taupo
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13 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 29 2015, 5:05:47 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 27 2015, 5:45:21 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km north of Taupo
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 27 2015, 5:27:53 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 24 2015, 4:15:52 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south of White Island
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 24 2015, 3:54:06 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-east of White Island
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Aug 24 2015, 3:51:01 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km south of White Island
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 24 2015, 3:11:10 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south-east of White Island
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 20 2015, 7:53:04 am
Depth2 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km south of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 18 2015, 6:39:54 pm
Depth55 km
Magnitude3.4
Location5 km east of Opotiki
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 17 2015, 3:16:56 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 8 2015, 4:42:10 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 1 2015, 5:37:48 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 31 2015, 8:08:48 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km north-west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 31 2015, 9:39:13 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km north-east of Opotiki
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 24 2015, 12:59:09 am
Depth55 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km north of Opotiki
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 22 2015, 9:28:29 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 21 2015, 9:42:25 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.6
Location30 km north of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 21 2015, 8:44:58 pm
Depth44 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km north-west of Feilding
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 17 2015, 11:48:29 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km north-east of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 14 2015, 8:57:45 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude4.1
Location15 km north-west of Eketahuna
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 14 2015, 1:18:13 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 13 2015, 10:33:44 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
LocationWithin 5 km of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 12 2015, 7:47:47 pm
Depth61 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km south of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Jul 10 2015, 8:01:05 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude4.4
Location45 km north of Te Kaha
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 10 2015, 1:49:37 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.0
Location85 km north-east of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 9 2015, 9:39:06 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.9
Location70 km north-east of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 9 2015, 8:56:03 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.9
Location75 km north-east of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 10:10:53 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 6 2015, 6:13:59 pm
Depth59 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km west of Opotiki
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago