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Latest quakes near Okataina (Tarawera) volcano in the past 14 days - list, stats and map

Updated: Sep 28, 2022 13:17 GMT -
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There were 4 quakes of magnitude 2.0+ near Okataina (Tarawera) volcano in the past 14 days. Look up quakes in the past 30 days!

Strongest quake: Mag. 2.7 | 23 km S of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand -

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (4 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 29, 2022 1:03 am (GMT +13) (Sep 28, 2022 12:03 GMT)

178 km
41 km (25 mi)23 km south of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Sep 28, 2022 3:12 am (GMT +13) (Sep 27, 2022 14:12 GMT)

195 km
39 km (24 mi)22 km northwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Sep 27, 2022 3:36 pm (GMT +13) (Sep 27, 2022 02:36 GMT)

166 km
46 km (29 mi)19 km south of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Friday, September 23, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 24, 2022 8:53 am (GMT +12) (Sep 23, 2022 20:53 GMT)

134 km
34 km (21 mi)4.9 km west of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.6 x 109 joules (446 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.384 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016, 06:00

Okataina volcano (North Island, New Zealand) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 15 June-21 June 2016 (New Activity / Unrest)

GeoNet reported that the Mud Rift feature at Okataina's Waimangu Geothermal area erupted during 17-20 May, the first time since 1989. The Mud Rift geothermal vent formed in 1906 in the Raupo Pond Crater (one of multiple craters which formed in June 1886) and is 36 m long, 5-6 m wide, and 15 m deep. The steam-driven events mostly ejected fine sand and mud, and there was abundant evidence of fluids flooding into the rift, especially at the W end. ... Read all
Fri, 16 Jan 2015, 12:05

Tarawera volcano (New Zealand): small earthquake swarm near Lake Rotomahana

Mount Tarawera seismograph drum showing the earthquakes (GeoNet)
A swarm of small earthquakes occurred during 14-15 Jan near Lake Rotomahana. ... Read all
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