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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
NZSTTue, Sep 2 2014, 8:54:46 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km north-west of Taihape
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1 day 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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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 1 2014, 2:39:18 am
Depth242 km
Magnitude4.7
Location25 km west of Taumarunui
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2 days 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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5 days 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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5 days 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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6 days 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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6 days 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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6 days 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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6 days 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
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6 days 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
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 27 2014, 10:32:14 pm
Depth51 km
Magnitude3.8
Location15 km north-west of Matawai
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 25 2014, 11:17:12 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south-west of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 25 2014, 7:15:55 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km west of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 24 2014, 1:56:56 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km west of Taihape
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 7:09:05 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north-east of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 12:04:09 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north of Whakatane
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 19 2014, 4:40:42 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km north-east of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 11 2014, 4:53:49 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km west of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 10 2014, 10:35:43 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude1.8
Location5 km north of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Aug 10 2014, 8:00:04 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km west of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 8 2014, 2:30:04 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km west of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 3 2014, 5:56:07 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km east of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 1 2014, 6:38:12 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 30 2014, 12:55:38 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km south-east of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 25 2014, 12:15:20 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.8
Location5 km north-east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 23 2014, 2:45:11 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km north of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 18 2014, 7:27:11 pm
Depth4 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km west of White Island
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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
NZSTSun, Jul 6 2014, 4:55:45 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north of Turangi
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago