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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 weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 6:10:54 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.2
Location35 km south-west of Taumarunui
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 12:48:54 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km east of Murupara
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 20 2015, 10:41:22 pm
Depth70 km
Magnitude3.4
LocationWithin 5 km of Murupara
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 20 2015, 6:40:38 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km north-east of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 19 2015, 8:36:18 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 19 2015, 3:49:27 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Mar 19 2015, 1:41:16 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km north-east of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 19 2015, 12:44:28 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north of Ohakune
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 19 2015, 11:08:34 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north-west of Turangi
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 16 2015, 12:14:02 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north-west of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 15 2015, 10:10:46 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north-west of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 15 2015, 3:28:24 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.8
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 15 2015, 2:14:44 am
Depth4 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km west of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Mar 14 2015, 10:48:22 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km north-west of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 10 2015, 4:38:34 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 9 2015, 3:16:14 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km north-west of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 8 2015, 7:14:47 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north-west of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 8 2015, 3:27:21 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south of Tokoroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 6 2015, 4:04:11 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km east of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 6 2015, 1:18:22 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.2
Location95 km north of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 4 2015, 7:47:32 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km north of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 4 2015, 12:36:41 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km north-west of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 3 2015, 10:18:57 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 3 2015, 8:21:40 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 10:02:12 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.1
Location25 km north-east of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 3:18:24 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.4
Location115 km north of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 10:36:52 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south-east of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 8:33:08 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.8
Location105 km north of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 5:06:14 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south-west of White Island
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 25 2015, 4:34:29 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude3.6
Location35 km west of Ohakune
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago