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Latest quakes in or near Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, in the past 24 hours on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated May 24, 2022 09:38 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 17 quakes above magnitude 2
  • 12 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Whakatane had 17 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There were also 12 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
A minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake occurred in Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, 4 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.8 | South Pacific Ocean, 68 km N of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 2.9 | 23 km SE of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand (updated )

Past 24 hours:28 quakes | 17 quakes M2+
Past 7 days:128 quakes | 68 quakes M2+ | 10 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 30 days:657 quakes | 304 quakes M2+ | 40 quakes M3+ | 2 quakes M4+
Past 90 days:1,835 quakes | 904 quakes M2+ | 115 quakes M3+ | 8 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+
Past 365 days:6,796 quakes | 3,371 quakes M2+ | 409 quakes M3+ | 32 quakes M4+ | 2 quakes M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (29 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022 GMT (12 quakes)
May 24, 2022 9:34 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 09:34 GMT)
2.8

123 km
South Pacific Ocean, 68 km north of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 8:08 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 08:08 GMT)
2.8

181 km
13 km southeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 7:34 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 07:34 GMT)
1.7

23 km
25 km southwest of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 7:15 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 07:15 GMT)
2.5

5.2 km
21 km east of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 5:39 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 05:39 GMT)
2.7

57 km
70 km northwest of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 5:09 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 05:09 GMT)
2.9

175 km
23 km southeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 3:35 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 03:35 GMT)
1.6

27 km
59 km north of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 3:05 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 03:05 GMT)
1.8

4.4 km
30 km east of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 3:01 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 03:01 GMT)
1.5

43 km
46 km west of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 2:31 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 02:31 GMT)
2.3

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 65 km southeast of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 2:14 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 02:14 GMT)
1.9

85 km
North Island, 26 km southwest of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 1:47 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 01:47 GMT)
1.7

5 km
20 km southeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Monday, May 23, 2022 GMT (17 quakes)
May 24, 2022 11:41 am (GMT +12) (May 23, 2022 23:41 GMT)
2.0

5 km
30 km east of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 11:39 am (GMT +12) (May 23, 2022 23:39 GMT)
0.8

21 km
New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 11:16 am (GMT +12) (May 23, 2022 23:16 GMT)
2.5

92 km
South Pacific Ocean, 99 km north of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 11:11 am (GMT +12) (May 23, 2022 23:11 GMT)
1.8

17 km
South Pacific Ocean, 78 km northeast of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 7 x 109 joules (1.95 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Whakatane Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Whakatane?

The last earthquake in Whakatane occurred 4 minutes ago: Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 68 km north of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 9:34 pm (GMT +12).

How many quakes were there in Whakatane today?

In the past 24 hours, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand had 29 quakes up to magnitude 2.9.

What was the strongest quake in Whakatane today?

The strongest earthquake in Whakatane today occurred 4 hours ago: Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 23 km southeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 5:09 pm (GMT +12).

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