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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 moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 23 2014, 2:57:49 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude4.4
Location95 km north of White Island
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 23 2014, 2:02:53 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km north of Taupo
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 12:42:49 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km north-west of White Island
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 11:52:58 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km west of Taihape
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 10:38:09 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km north of White Island
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6 days ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Nov 17 2014, 11:33:17 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude6.5
Location155 km east of Te Araroa
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 16 2014, 2:24:50 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km west of Turangi
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 13 2014, 10:37:57 pm
Depth3 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 7 2014, 3:43:10 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.8
Location25 km south of Te Aroha
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Nov 5 2014, 3:37:22 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km north-east of Cambridge
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 28 2014, 12:44:47 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude4.4
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 26 2014, 6:43:07 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km north-west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 8:42:36 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 22 2014, 2:30:57 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south-west of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 5:12:30 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude6.5
Location450 km north-east of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 10 2014, 10:56:24 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-west of Whakatane
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 7 2014, 8:19:01 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 7 2014, 10:51:08 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.6
Location20 km south-east of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Oct 6 2014, 2:14:32 pm
Depth113 km
Magnitude5.1
Location25 km west of Murupara
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 6 2014, 6:01:50 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km east of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 3 2014, 8:33:16 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude4.6
Location25 km south of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Sep 28 2014, 3:41:04 pm
Depth56 km
Magnitude3.7
Location25 km north of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 27 2014, 8:28:03 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 2:41:38 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude5.2
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 2:41:22 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude5.5
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
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weeks 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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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 22 2014, 3:09:13 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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weeks 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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weeks 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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weeks 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
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago