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Past earthquakes near Okataina (Tarawera) volcano: Dec 4, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 14:30 GMT -
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There was one earthquake of magnitude 2.3 near Okataina (Tarawera) volcano on Sunday, December 4th, 2022. Look up quakes in the past 30 days!

Strongest quake: Mag. 2.3 | 30 km SW of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand -

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Sunday, December 4, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 5, 2022 3:07 am (GMT +13) (Dec 4, 2022 14:07 GMT)

63 km
26 km (16 mi)30 km southwest of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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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