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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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  • Public Id: 2014p282582
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 1:20:07 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 4.0
  • Location: 35 km west of Matawai
  • Felt it?

2 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p278752
  • NZST: Monday, April 14 2014 at 3:19:32 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 5 km south-west of White Island
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p274900
  • NZST: Sunday, April 13 2014 at 5:07:31 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 30 km north-west of Ohakune
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p240753
  • NZDT: Monday, March 31 2014 at 2:53:19 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: strong
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 4.6
  • Location: 5 km north-west of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p240708
  • NZDT: Monday, March 31 2014 at 2:29:35 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 4.4
  • Location: 5 km north of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p240663
  • NZDT: Monday, March 31 2014 at 2:05:50 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 4.0
  • Location: 5 km north-east of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p240660
  • NZDT: Monday, March 31 2014 at 2:03:41 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 18 km
  • Magnitude: 4.1
  • Location: 5 km north of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p240656
  • NZDT: Monday, March 31 2014 at 2:01:59 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 18 km
  • Magnitude: 4.2
  • Location: 5 km north of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p240655
  • NZDT: Monday, March 31 2014 at 2:01:19 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: strong
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 5.2
  • Location: 5 km north of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p235212
  • NZDT: Saturday, March 29 2014 at 1:41:07 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 3.9
  • Location: 5 km north of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p231805
  • NZDT: Friday, March 28 2014 at 7:26:06 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 7 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 20 km north-east of Turangi
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p231806
  • NZDT: Friday, March 28 2014 at 7:26:06 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 7 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 20 km north-east of Turangi
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p218854
  • NZDT: Sunday, March 23 2014 at 12:25:56 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 1.8
  • Location: 5 km north of Taupo
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p214783
  • NZDT: Saturday, March 22 2014 at 12:16:38 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 97 km
  • Magnitude: 4.9
  • Location: 60 km west of Levin
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p214171
  • NZDT: Friday, March 21 2014 at 6:50:36 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 28 km
  • Magnitude: 3.8
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Dannevirke
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p212222
  • NZDT: Friday, March 21 2014 at 1:32:03 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 19 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 25 km north-west of Ohakune
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p211545
  • NZDT: Thursday, March 20 2014 at 7:31:21 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 1.9
  • Location: 5 km south-east of Rotorua
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p211532
  • NZDT: Thursday, March 20 2014 at 7:24:38 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 5 km south-east of Rotorua
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p210458
  • NZDT: Thursday, March 20 2014 at 9:52:29 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 5 km north-west of Taupo
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p210435
  • NZDT: Thursday, March 20 2014 at 9:40:00 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 5 km north-west of Taupo
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p202574
  • NZDT: Monday, March 17 2014 at 11:52:03 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 15 km north of Ohakune
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p199355
  • NZDT: Sunday, March 16 2014 at 7:16:26 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Turangi
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p197889
  • NZDT: Saturday, March 15 2014 at 6:15:16 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 18 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 10 km west of Taihape
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p184289
  • NZDT: Monday, March 10 2014 at 5:29:13 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 44 km
  • Magnitude: 3.5
  • Location: 15 km north-west of Dannevirke
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p180390
  • NZDT: Sunday, March 9 2014 at 6:52:07 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 29 km
  • Magnitude: 4.4
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p173444
  • NZDT: Thursday, March 6 2014 at 5:11:02 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 19 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 25 km north-west of Ohakune
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p170021
  • NZDT: Wednesday, March 5 2014 at 10:47:16 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 15 km north of Whakatane
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p157464
  • NZDT: Friday, February 28 2014 at 7:16:53 pm
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 10 km south-west of White Island
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p139747
  • NZDT: Saturday, February 22 2014 at 5:57:13 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 32 km
  • Magnitude: 3.7
  • Location: 15 km east of Palmerston North
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p139580
  • NZDT: Saturday, February 22 2014 at 4:28:20 am
  • Tongariro and Bay of Plenty region intensity ?: moderate
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 3.9
  • Location: 10 km north-east of Turangi
  • Felt it?

weeks ago