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

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 2:41:23 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude5.5
Location15 km west of Pongaroa
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 4:48:04 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north-east of Stratford
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 19 2014, 11:29:15 pm
Depth87 km
Magnitude4.4
Location55 km west of Levin
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 7:28:42 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.8
Location35 km south-west of Whanganui
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 6:26:10 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km east of Waverley
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 7 2014, 5:50:33 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 29 2014, 12:29:03 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 12 2014, 3:20:18 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km south-east of Mokau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 17 2014, 2:15:54 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.5
Location50 km east of Stratford
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jun 28 2014, 2:21:48 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, Jun 26 2014, 3:59:43 pm
Depth65 km
Magnitude4.7
Location40 km south-west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 26 2014, 7:46:26 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude4.8
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Jun 6 2014, 3:46:54 pm
Depth106 km
Magnitude5.1
Location15 km west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 28 2014, 10:49:01 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km south-west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 23 2014, 3:12:47 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.5
Location50 km west of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 12 2014, 12:57:38 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km west of New Plymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 4 2014, 3:12:48 pm
Depth42 km
Magnitude4.4
Location25 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 30 2014, 7:29:28 am
Depth70 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km north-east of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 23 2014, 11:11:15 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km north-east of Stratford
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 22 2014, 1:07:13 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south-west of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 13 2014, 5:07:31 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.2
Location30 km north-west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 31 2014, 2:01:19 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude5.2
Location5 km north of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Mar 22 2014, 12:16:38 am
Depth97 km
Magnitude4.9
Location60 km west of Levin
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 21 2014, 1:32:03 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.4
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 6 2014, 5:11:02 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.4
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 3 2014, 8:40:55 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km north of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Feb 22 2014, 4:28:20 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.9
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 17 2014, 1:20:47 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.2
Location35 km north-west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 16 2014, 8:25:00 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km north-east of Opunake
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 3 2014, 9:15:28 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude3.7
Location30 km south-west of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago