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Felt Quakes

This is a list of recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the New Zealand region.

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 5 2015, 11:48:22 pm
Depth42 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km south of Porangahau
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8 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTTue, May 5 2015, 11:34:19 pm
Depth47 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km west of Picton
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8 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTTue, May 5 2015, 9:55:13 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.7
Location45 km north-west of Te Anau
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10 hours ago

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Volcanic Alert Level Summary

Table showing the latest volcanic alert levels. The most active volcanoes are shown first. Volcanic Alert Bulletins are issued whenever there is a significant change in volcanic activity in New Zealand.

VolcanoAlert Level Aviation Colour Code
Ruapehu1GREEN
White Island1GREEN
Tongariro1GREEN
Northland0GREEN
Okataina0GREEN
Rotorua0GREEN
Auckland Volcanic Field0GREEN
Taranaki/Egmont0GREEN
Ngauruhoe0GREEN
Taupo0GREEN
Kermadec Islands0GREEN
Mayor Island0GREEN