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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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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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21 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 22 2014, 3:30:27 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 22 2014, 3:14:16 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 22 2014, 3:09:13 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 22 2014, 3:06:23 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 19 2014, 10:31:03 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north-east of Turangi
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 8:34:32 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 12:05:41 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 11:51:31 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 11:22:09 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 3:21:29 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 2:35:49 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 8:11:25 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 6:45:28 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north-west of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 6:41:23 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 4:05:02 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km west of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 3:36:23 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km north-west of Whakatane
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 2:31:00 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 11 2014, 10:54:05 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 6 2014, 7:52:12 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south-west of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 2 2014, 8:54:46 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km north-west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 2 2014, 6:52:01 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south-west of Murupara
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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
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 7:48:23 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south-east of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 5:42:52 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km east of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 10:18:28 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km south of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 10:03:48 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 9:55:12 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-east of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 9:29:04 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.2
Location5 km south-east of White Island
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 9:25:43 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south-east of White Island
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago