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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
NZDTTue, Sep 27 2016, 11:36:25 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km south-east of Murupara
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1 day ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 23 2016, 5:56:27 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude5.1
Location65 km east of Te Araroa
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Sep 23 2016, 3:39:32 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.9
Location10 km west of Te Kaha
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 22 2016, 4:27:04 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south of Murupara
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 17 2016, 1:28:44 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km south-east of Te Awamutu
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 15 2016, 4:09:29 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude5.0
Location80 km north-east of Te Araroa
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 12 2016, 12:56:50 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude3.6
Location50 km north of Te Kaha
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 12 2016, 4:44:38 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km west of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 11 2016, 12:49:11 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude4.7
Location65 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 10 2016, 5:32:35 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-west of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 10 2016, 4:54:02 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north-west of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 10 2016, 4:51:50 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km west of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 10 2016, 3:14:18 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km west of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 10 2016, 10:02:49 am
Depth80 km
Magnitude5.1
Location50 km north of French Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 10 2016, 1:31:21 am
Depth40 km
Magnitude3.8
Location40 km north-west of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 7 2016, 11:29:47 pm
Depth89 km
Magnitude4.2
Location20 km north-east of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 7 2016, 8:51:50 pm
Depth41 km
Magnitude4.2
Location20 km west of Ruatoria
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 7 2016, 8:50:35 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude4.2
Location10 km north of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 6 2016, 5:01:58 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude5.3
Location95 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 6 2016, 3:19:02 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude5.7
Location75 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 5 2016, 8:00:29 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude5.1
Location50 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 4 2016, 6:19:42 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude5.0
Location85 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 4 2016, 1:30:26 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude5.5
Location65 km east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 3 2016, 4:58:36 pm
Depth114 km
Magnitude5.2
Location70 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 3 2016, 4:30:10 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude5.5
Location70 km east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 12:30:13 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude4.9
Location80 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 8:06:03 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude6.0
Location125 km east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 7:18:28 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude5.8
Location90 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 6:59:20 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude4.9
Location100 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 5:36:03 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude5.6
Location85 km north-east of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago