Look up quakes by region or country

Type place name, city, region or country to look up earthquakes:

Search!

Latest earthquakes near Whakatane, Whakatane District, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, past 30 days

Updated 11 Apr 2021 22:55 GMT -
During the past 30 days, Whakatane was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.3, 11 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 71 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 76 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 5.3 quake Whakatane District, 53 km southeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, 23 Mar 2021 7:15 am (GMT +13)
Biggest quake today: 2.4 quake 30 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, 11 April 2021 04:10 GMT
Most recent quake: 2.0 quake 19 km north of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, 11 April 2021 18:48 GMT
...Read More
Filter by magnitude:
all
2.0+
3.0+
4.0+
5.0+
Show interactive Map
[smaller] [bigger]
all
2.0+
3.0+
4.0+
5.0+
Showing most recent quakes and quakes magnitude 2.2 or higher (63 out of 159 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Sun, 11 Apr 2021 (GMT) (5 earthquakes)
11 Apr 2021 18:48:57 GMT
2.0

130 km
Rotorua (12 km) - New Zealand19 km north of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
11 Apr 2021 10:05:53 GMT
2.2

139 km
Rotorua (12 km) - New Zealand3.2 km southwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
11 Apr 2021 08:43:53 GMT
2.2

66 km
(33 km)South Pacific Ocean, 70 km northeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
11 Apr 2021 04:10:51 GMT
2.4

5 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (20 km) - New Zealand30 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
11 Apr 2021 02:40:43 GMT
2.2

125 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (20 km) - New ZealandWhakatane District, 40 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Sat, 10 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
10 Apr 2021 06:49:43 GMT
2.8

113 km
White Island (18 km)South Pacific Ocean, 54 km north of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 8 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
8 Apr 2021 10:03 pm (GMT +12) (8 Apr 2021 10:03:39 GMT)
2.2

164 km
Rotorua (31 km) - New ZealandWestern Bay of Plenty District, 14 km south of Tauranga, New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 7 Apr 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
8 Apr 2021 7:44 am (GMT +12) (7 Apr 2021 19:44:57 GMT)
2.2

3.7 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (32 km) - New Zealand33 km west of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
8 Apr 2021 5:37 am (GMT +12) (7 Apr 2021 17:37:56 GMT)
3.3

5 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (33 km) - New ZealandSouth Pacific Ocean, 32 km northwest of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
I FELT IT - 8 reports
MoreMap
7 Apr 2021 9:55 pm (GMT +12) (7 Apr 2021 09:55:24 GMT)
2.7

66 km
White Island (14 km)South Pacific Ocean, 52 km northeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Tue, 6 Apr 2021 (GMT) (9 earthquakes)
7 Apr 2021 6:16 am (GMT +12) (6 Apr 2021 18:16:59 GMT)
2.2

3.9 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (19 km) - New Zealand32 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
7 Apr 2021 5:55 am (GMT +12) (6 Apr 2021 17:55:02 GMT)
2.8

5 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (19 km) - New ZealandWhakatane District, 32 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
I FELT IT - 4 reports
MoreMap
7 Apr 2021 1:17 am (GMT +12) (6 Apr 2021 13:17:25 GMT)
2.4

3.8 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (20 km) - New ZealandWhakatane District, 33 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
6 Apr 2021 11:43 pm (GMT +12) (6 Apr 2021 11:43:50 GMT)
2.4

3.3 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (20 km) - New ZealandWhakatane District, 34 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
6 Apr 2021 8:50 pm (GMT +12) (6 Apr 2021 08:50:22 GMT)
3.3

5 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (19 km) - New ZealandWhakatane District, 32 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
I FELT IT - 33 reports
MoreMap
6 Apr 2021 1:32 pm (GMT +12) (6 Apr 2021 01:32:48 GMT)
2.2

132 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (33 km) - New ZealandWestern Bay of Plenty District, 43 km southeast of Tauranga, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
6 Apr 2021 12:36 pm (GMT +12) (6 Apr 2021 00:36:30 GMT)
3.4

5 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (19 km) - New Zealand32 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
I FELT IT - 31 reports
MoreMap
6 Apr 2021 12:34 pm (GMT +12) (6 Apr 2021 00:34:41 GMT)
2.7

1.8 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (20 km) - New Zealand32 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
I FELT IT
MoreMap
6 Apr 2021 12:34 pm (GMT +12) (6 Apr 2021 00:34:30 GMT)
2.4

3.9 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (19 km) - New Zealand32 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand 2 reportsMoreMap
Sat, 3 Apr 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
4 Apr 2021 2:54 am (GMT +12) (3 Apr 2021 14:54:45 GMT)
2.5

2.9 km
White Island (3 km)South Pacific Ocean, 49 km north of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
3 Apr 2021 8:05 pm (GMT +13) (3 Apr 2021 07:05:33 GMT)
2.6

36 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (103 km) - New Zealand45 km northwest of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
3 Apr 2021 2:50 pm (GMT +13) (3 Apr 2021 01:50:30 GMT)
2.3

133 km
Rotorua (9 km) - New Zealand14 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 2 Apr 2021 (GMT) (5 earthquakes)
3 Apr 2021 7:07 am (GMT +13) (2 Apr 2021 18:07:56 GMT)
2.2

129 km
Rotorua (34 km) - New ZealandWestern Bay of Plenty District, 25 km southeast of Tauranga, New Zealand MoreMap
3 Apr 2021 3:58 am (GMT +13) (2 Apr 2021 14:58:16 GMT)
2.7

16 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (121 km) - New Zealand23 km northwest of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
3 Apr 2021 3:50 am (GMT +13) (2 Apr 2021 14:50:04 GMT)
3.5

20 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (121 km) - New Zealand23 km west of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
2 Apr 2021 5:24 pm (GMT +13) (2 Apr 2021 04:24:01 GMT)
2.5

138 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (27 km) - New ZealandWestern Bay of Plenty District, 42 km southeast of Tauranga, New Zealand MoreMap
2 Apr 2021 1:51 pm (GMT +13) (2 Apr 2021 00:51:11 GMT)
3.3

47 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (57 km) - New ZealandOpotiki District, 17 km southeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 1 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2 Apr 2021 6:47 am (GMT +13) (1 Apr 2021 17:47:05 GMT)
2.5

26 km
White Island (44 km)South Pacific Ocean, 52 km east of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Tue, 30 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
31 Mar 2021 3:51 am (GMT +13) (30 Mar 2021 14:51:24 GMT)
2.4

125 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (27 km) - New ZealandWestern Bay of Plenty District, 38 km southeast of Tauranga, New Zealand MoreMap
Mon, 29 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
29 Mar 2021 5:03 pm (GMT +13) (29 Mar 2021 04:03:32 GMT)
3.3

43 km
White Island (58 km)Opotiki District, 24 km southeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Sun, 28 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Mar 2021 5:52 pm (GMT +13) (28 Mar 2021 04:52:55 GMT)
2.2

5 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (10 km) - New Zealand29 km east of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Sat, 27 Mar 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
28 Mar 2021 9:37 am (GMT +13) (27 Mar 2021 20:37:58 GMT)
2.5

2.6 km
White Island (4 km)South Pacific Ocean, 48 km north of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
28 Mar 2021 1:39 am (GMT +13) (27 Mar 2021 12:39:24 GMT)
2.2

31 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (64 km) - New ZealandOpotiki District, 44 km southeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
27 Mar 2021 6:10 pm (GMT +13) (27 Mar 2021 05:10:40 GMT)
2.3

114 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (25 km) - New ZealandWestern Bay of Plenty District, 44 km southeast of Tauranga, New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 26 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
26 Mar 2021 1:35 pm (GMT +13) (26 Mar 2021 00:35:16 GMT)
3.8

271 km
Rotorua (34 km) - New ZealandWestern Bay of Plenty District, 23 km southeast of Tauranga, New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
26 Mar 2021 7:24 am (GMT +12) (25 Mar 2021 19:24:55 GMT)
2.3

73 km
White Island (32 km)South Pacific Ocean, 76 km northeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
26 Mar 2021 12:03 am (GMT +13) (25 Mar 2021 11:03:58 GMT)
2.6

143 km
Rotorua (5 km) - New Zealand4 km east of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 24 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
25 Mar 2021 2:44 am (GMT +13) (24 Mar 2021 13:44:00 GMT)
2.2

68 km
White Island (22 km)South Pacific Ocean, 71 km northeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Tue, 23 Mar 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
24 Mar 2021 6:54 am (GMT +13) (23 Mar 2021 17:54:49 GMT)
2.3

122 km
White Island (16 km)South Pacific Ocean, 46 km northeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
23 Mar 2021 10:27 pm (GMT +12) (23 Mar 2021 10:27:40 GMT)
2.2

242 km
White Island (19 km)South Pacific Ocean, 84 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
23 Mar 2021 5:56 pm (GMT +13) (23 Mar 2021 04:56:58 GMT)
2.5

137 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (45 km) - New ZealandSouth Pacific Ocean, 31 km east of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Mon, 22 Mar 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
23 Mar 2021 7:15 am (GMT +13) (22 Mar 2021 18:15:31 GMT)
5.3

133 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (30 km) - New ZealandWhakatane District, 53 km southeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand 12 reportsMoreMap
23 Mar 2021 2:44 am (GMT +13) (22 Mar 2021 13:44:37 GMT)
2.2

95 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (25 km) - New Zealand23 km west of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
23 Mar 2021 2:03 am (GMT +13) (22 Mar 2021 13:03:24 GMT)
2.9

196 km
(44 km)South Pacific Ocean, 20 km east of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Sun, 21 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
22 Mar 2021 2:32 am (GMT +13) (21 Mar 2021 13:32:28 GMT)
2.2

164 km
Rotorua (42 km) - New Zealand8.8 km east of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Sat, 20 Mar 2021 (GMT) (5 earthquakes)
21 Mar 2021 8:26 am (GMT +13) (20 Mar 2021 19:26:17 GMT)
2.4

137 km
Reporoa (10 km) - New Zealand25 km southeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
21 Mar 2021 3:56 am (GMT +13) (20 Mar 2021 14:56:30 GMT)
2.4

121 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (27 km) - New ZealandWhakatane District, 51 km southeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
21 Mar 2021 1:01 am (GMT +12) (20 Mar 2021 13:01:24 GMT)
2.3

224 km
(39 km)South Pacific Ocean, 57 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
20 Mar 2021 3:26 pm (GMT +13) (20 Mar 2021 02:26:42 GMT)
3.5

79 km
White Island (43 km)South Pacific Ocean, 36 km east of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
20 Mar 2021 2:23 pm (GMT +13) (20 Mar 2021 01:23:30 GMT)
3.0

234 km
Rotorua (43 km) - New ZealandSouth Pacific Ocean, 12 km east of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 18 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
18 Mar 2021 3:46 pm (GMT +13) (18 Mar 2021 02:46:40 GMT)
2.3

44 km
White Island (31 km)South Pacific Ocean, 39 km northeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 17 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
17 Mar 2021 2:39 pm (GMT +13) (17 Mar 2021 01:39:56 GMT)
2.5

154 km
Rotorua (40 km) - New ZealandWestern Bay of Plenty District, 26 km east of Tauranga, New Zealand MoreMap
Tue, 16 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
16 Mar 2021 11:39 pm (GMT +13) (16 Mar 2021 10:39:28 GMT)
2.6

39 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (97 km) - New Zealand48 km northwest of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
Mon, 15 Mar 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
16 Mar 2021 7:03 am (GMT +13) (15 Mar 2021 18:03:49 GMT)
2.3

131 km
White Island (27 km)South Pacific Ocean, 64 km east of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
15 Mar 2021 10:37 pm (GMT +13) (15 Mar 2021 09:37:39 GMT)
2.3

5 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (9 km) - New Zealand26 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
15 Mar 2021 1:13 pm (GMT +13) (15 Mar 2021 00:13:41 GMT)
3.6

40 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (98 km) - New Zealand48 km northwest of Gisborne, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
Sun, 14 Mar 2021 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
15 Mar 2021 3:54 am (GMT +13) (14 Mar 2021 14:54:38 GMT)
2.2

76 km
Reporoa (15 km) - New Zealand47 km south of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
15 Mar 2021 1:43 am (GMT +13) (14 Mar 2021 12:43:52 GMT)
2.9

149 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (37 km) - New ZealandWestern Bay of Plenty District, 31 km east of Tauranga, New Zealand MoreMap
14 Mar 2021 6:02 pm (GMT +13) (14 Mar 2021 05:02:17 GMT)
2.5

153 km
Rotorua (35 km) - New ZealandWestern Bay of Plenty District, 19 km southeast of Tauranga, New Zealand MoreMap
14 Mar 2021 3:37 pm (GMT +13) (14 Mar 2021 02:37:12 GMT)
3.7

123 km
Okataina (Tarawera) (30 km) - New ZealandWhakatane District, 48 km southeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Sat, 13 Mar 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
14 Mar 2021 12:55 pm (GMT +13) (13 Mar 2021 23:55:30 GMT)
2.3

42 km
White Island (28 km)South Pacific Ocean, 32 km northeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
14 Mar 2021 12:32 pm (GMT +13) (13 Mar 2021 23:32:57 GMT)
2.9

45 km
White Island (31 km)South Pacific Ocean, 29 km northeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
14 Mar 2021 6:51 am (GMT +13) (13 Mar 2021 17:51:11 GMT)
2.3

89 km
Reporoa (12 km) - New Zealand20 km south of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.8 x 1012 joules (1.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1378 tons of TNT) More info

Earthquake archive

Look up past earthquakes:
Look up quakes!
Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.