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Mayor Island Quake Statistics

This is a summary of earthquakes that have occurred near the volcano at Mayor Island.

Quakes per day (last year)

Table summarising earthquake numbers over the past week, month and year.

MagnitudeLast weekLast monthLast year
< 2002
2 - 30336
3 - 4014
4 - 5000
5 - 6000
>= 6000

Mayor Island Quake Map

Interactive map showing earthquakes shallower than 40 km near the volcano at Mayor Island over the past 3 months. Limited to a maximum of 500 quakes.