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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the Taranaki region over the past year:

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Aug 31 2015, 12:35:26 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.9
Location25 km north of Whanganui
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1 day 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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3 days ago

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

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 24 2015, 12:08:23 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km north-east of Taumarunui
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 21 2015, 11:09:12 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km west of New Plymouth
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 8 2015, 7:18:32 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 3 2015, 8:56:58 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 12:58:02 pm
Depth82 km
Magnitude4.4
Location60 km south-west of Waverley
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Jul 21 2015, 3:46:41 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 14 2015, 4:09:31 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude4.3
Location20 km north-west of Levin
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 2 2015, 3:16:33 pm
Depth44 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km south-west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 1 2015, 10:29:35 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 1 2015, 6:04:22 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 29 2015, 9:27:33 pm
Depth57 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km north-east of Feilding
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 29 2015, 8:00:20 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jun 27 2015, 9:26:06 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jun 27 2015, 8:52:45 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jun 27 2015, 8:20:55 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 24 2015, 4:21:55 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.8
Location75 km south-west of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 21 2015, 9:43:36 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 20 2015, 12:23:29 pm
Depth78 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km north-west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 18 2015, 8:56:00 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.1
LocationWithin 5 km of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 16 2015, 12:25:12 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude1.9
LocationWithin 5 km of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, May 10 2015, 8:14:53 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.8
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 9 2015, 9:34:41 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, May 9 2015, 9:01:03 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.5
Location5 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, May 9 2015, 8:41:33 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 7 2015, 10:06:32 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 7 2015, 6:12:13 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 8:26:16 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.1
Location5 km north-west of New Plymouth
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago