Past earthquakes near Pirongia volcano: 2020

Updated Oct 20, 2021 19:14 GMT -
During 2020, Pirongia volcano was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 4.7, 1 quake of magnitude 3.6, and 22 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 22 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 4.7 quake 16 km east of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand, August, 1 2020 18:58 GMT
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Thursday, December 24, 2020 13:53 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 25, 2020 2:53 am (GMT +13) (Dec 24, 2020 13:53 GMT)
2.3

119 km
29 km (18 mi)Waitomo District, 10.9 km southwest of Otorohanga, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 03:54 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 22, 2020 4:54 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 22, 2020 03:54 GMT)
1.9
44 km (27 mi)10.6 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato District, New Zealand MoreMap
Monday, December 21, 2020 04:03 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 21, 2020 5:03 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 21, 2020 04:03 GMT)
1.8
44 km (27 mi)10.6 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato District, New Zealand MoreMap
Friday, December 18, 2020 03:58 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 18, 2020 4:58 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 18, 2020 03:58 GMT)
1.9
44 km (27 mi)10.6 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 11:01 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 10, 2020 12:01 am (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2020 11:01 GMT)
2.2

133 km
40 km (25 mi)Otorohanga District, 58 km south of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Friday, November 13, 2020 11:35 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 13, 2020 11:35 GMT
2.5

127 km
49 km (30 mi)43 km south of Cambridge, New Zealand MoreMap
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 03:58 GMT (1 earthquake)
28 Oct 4:58 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 28, 2020 03:58 GMT)
2.4
44 km (27 mi)1.3 km southwest of Pukemiro Junction, Waikato District, New Zealand MoreMap
Saturday, October 3, 2020 09:42 GMT (1 earthquake)
3 Oct 10:42 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 3, 2020 09:42 GMT)
3.6

328 km
41 km (25 mi)59 km west of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Friday, October 2, 2020 03:59 GMT (1 earthquake)
2 Oct 4:59 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 2, 2020 03:59 GMT)
1.9
44 km (27 mi)10.6 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 05:00 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 23, 2020 05:00 GMT
1.8
43 km (27 mi)7.2 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Thursday, September 10, 2020 00:03 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 10, 2020 00:03 GMT
2.6

238 km
35 km (22 mi)Otorohanga District, 42 km south of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 04:58 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 8, 2020 04:58 GMT
2.4
43 km (27 mi)10.4 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Monday, September 7, 2020 09:37 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 7, 2020 09:37 GMT
2.0

148 km
46 km (29 mi)Otorohanga District, 27 km west of Tokoroa, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Friday, September 4, 2020 15:08 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Sep 4, 2020 15:08 GMT
1.9

155 km
49 km (30 mi)Otorohanga District, 37 km west of Tokoroa, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Sep 4, 2020 05:00 GMT
2.1
43 km (27 mi)10.3 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Friday, August 21, 2020 21:49 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 21, 2020 21:49 GMT
2.8

195 km
60 km (37 mi)Waitomo District, 88 km south of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Thursday, August 13, 2020 05:07 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 13, 2020 05:07 GMT
1.7
44 km (27 mi)9.2 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Monday, August 10, 2020 02:31 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 10, 2020 02:31 GMT
2.3

150 km
48 km (30 mi)Otorohanga District, 36 km west of Tokoroa, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 15:25 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 5, 2020 15:25 GMT
1.6

117 km
22 km (14 mi)1.5 km northeast of Otorohanga, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Monday, August 3, 2020 04:51 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 3, 2020 04:51 GMT
1.7

150 km
46 km (29 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Saturday, August 1, 2020 18:58 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 1, 2020 18:58 GMT
4.7

650 km
42 km (26 mi)16 km east of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 04:59 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jul 29, 2020 04:59 GMT
1.9
44 km (27 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Friday, July 24, 2020 05:43 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jul 24, 2020 05:43 GMT
2.4
44 km (27 mi)10.6 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato District, New Zealand MoreMap
Monday, July 20, 2020 10:39 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jul 20, 2020 10:39 GMT
1.8

155 km
50 km (31 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Monday, July 13, 2020 22:44 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Jul 13, 2020 22:44 GMT
1.7

4.8 km
33 km (21 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Jul 13, 2020 04:00 GMT
1.8
43 km (27 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Monday, June 8, 2020 13:27 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jun 8, 2020 13:27 GMT
2.1

157 km
47 km (29 mi)28 km southeast of Otorohanga, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 04:42 GMT (1 earthquake)
May 20, 2020 04:42 GMT
2.2

152 km
44 km (27 mi)Mokoia Island, 29 km west of Tokoroa, South Waikato District, New Zealand MoreMap
Thursday, May 14, 2020 04:54 GMT (1 earthquake)
May 14, 2020 04:54 GMT
1.8
43 km (27 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 04:58 GMT (1 earthquake)
May 12, 2020 04:58 GMT
2.1
43 km (27 mi)10.2 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato District, New Zealand MoreMap
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 05:03 GMT (1 earthquake)
Apr 22, 2020 05:03 GMT
1.6
43 km (27 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Friday, April 3, 2020 04:08 GMT (1 earthquake)
Apr 3, 2020 04:08 GMT
1.8
44 km (27 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Monday, March 30, 2020 07:43 GMT (1 earthquake)
Mar 30, 2020 07:43 GMT
1.9

119 km
47 km (29 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 09:04 GMT (1 earthquake)
Mar 24, 2020 09:04 GMT
2.3

123 km
38 km (24 mi)18 km southeast of Otorohanga, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Saturday, March 21, 2020 21:07 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Mar 21, 2020 21:07 GMT
2.8

250 km
48 km (30 mi)27 km southeast of Otorohanga, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Mar 21, 2020 01:31 GMT
2.2

88 km
48 km (30 mi)Mokoia Island, 26 km northwest of Tokoroa, South Waikato District, New Zealand MoreMap
Friday, March 20, 2020 18:38 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Mar 20, 2020 18:38 GMT
2.0

240 km
50 km (31 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Mar 20, 2020 04:00 GMT
1.8
44 km (27 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 20:24 GMT (1 earthquake)
Mar 17, 2020 20:24 GMT
2.6

218 km
46 km (29 mi)27 km southeast of Otorohanga, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Friday, March 13, 2020 03:56 GMT (1 earthquake)
Mar 13, 2020 03:56 GMT
1.8
43 km (27 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Thursday, March 12, 2020 08:01 GMT (1 earthquake)
Mar 12, 2020 08:01 GMT
1.8

109 km
44 km (27 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 04:04 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Feb 18, 2020 04:04 GMT
1.9
44 km (27 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Feb 18, 2020 03:49 GMT
2.4

145 km
48 km (30 mi)30 km east of Otorohanga, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 16:52 GMT (1 earthquake)
Feb 4, 2020 16:52 GMT
2.6

149 km
20 km (12 mi)22 km west of Otorohanga, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Friday, January 24, 2020 20:52 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jan 24, 2020 20:52 GMT
2.4

10.5 km
42 km (26 mi)18 km southeast of Cambridge, Waipa District, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Thursday, January 16, 2020 01:30 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jan 16, 2020 01:30 GMT
1.9
44 km (27 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 7.3 x 1011 joules (203 megawatt hours, equivalent to 175 tons of TNT) More info
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