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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 light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 10:10:53 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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2 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 10:09:24 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 6 2015, 6:13:59 pm
Depth56 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km south-west of Opotiki
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18 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 6 2015, 5:46:53 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km west of Taihape
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18 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 4 2015, 5:25:05 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km north of Taupo
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 4 2015, 12:48:50 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north of Taupo
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3 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Jul 3 2015, 11:58:42 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.7
Location10 km north of Taupo
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 3 2015, 5:09:08 am
Depth48 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km north-east of Pongaroa
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jun 30 2015, 9:51:41 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km south-west of Taumarunui
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 29 2015, 9:27:33 pm
Depth58 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km north-east of Feilding
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 29 2015, 4:20:44 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south-west of Taupo
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 25 2015, 1:14:08 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north-west of Whakatane
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 24 2015, 1:17:06 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.2
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 22 2015, 3:11:03 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 22 2015, 2:36:19 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south of White Island
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jun 20 2015, 5:38:23 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jun 19 2015, 8:31:57 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north of Ohakune
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 18 2015, 12:54:06 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 17 2015, 1:53:06 pm
Depth44 km
Magnitude4.0
Location5 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 17 2015, 7:24:33 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Jun 15 2015, 6:40:11 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km north-west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 11 2015, 8:25:16 pm
Depth41 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km north-west of Matawai
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 10 2015, 1:53:04 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km north-west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 8 2015, 8:26:51 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.4
Location5 km south-east of Hunterville
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 22 2015, 8:36:39 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km north-west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 21 2015, 9:43:36 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km south of Taumarunui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 20 2015, 12:23:29 pm
Depth78 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km north-west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 20 2015, 12:36:55 am
Depth60 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km north-west of Hunterville
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 15 2015, 7:53:32 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km north-west of Turangi
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 14 2015, 10:12:45 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km north-east of White Island
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weeks ago