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Latest quakes in or near Castlepoint, Wellington, New Zealand, in the past 24 hours on Friday, December 9, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Dec 9, 2022 23:13 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 3
  • 5 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 9 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Castlepoint had 1 quake of magnitude 3.1 and 5 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 9 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
A weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake occurred in Taranaki, New Zealand, 5 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.1 | 9 km N of Wellington, New Zealand -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.1 | 71 km SE of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Castlepoint, Wellington, New Zealand (updated )

Past 24 hours15 quakes5 quakes M2+1 quake M3+
Past 7 days106 quakes42 quakes M2+2 quakes M3+
Past 30 days508 quakes190 quakes M2+15 quakes M3+1 quake M4+
Past 90 days1,301 quakes469 quakes M2+24 quakes M3+1 quake M4+
Past 365 days5,575 quakes1,898 quakes M2+163 quakes M3+11 quakes M4+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (15 quakes):
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Friday, December 9, 2022 GMT (14 quakes)
Dec 10, 2022 10:02 am (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2022 21:02 GMT)
2.1

27 km
9 km north of Wellington, New Zealand More
Dec 10, 2022 7:18 am (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2022 18:18 GMT)
3.1

23 km
71 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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Dec 10, 2022 6:39 am (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2022 17:39 GMT)
1.5

28 km
New Zealand More
Dec 10, 2022 4:59 am (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2022 15:59 GMT)
1.8

12 km
Tasman Sea, 26 km southwest of Whanganui, New Zealand More
Dec 10, 2022 4:41 am (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2022 15:41 GMT)
2.4

32 km
45 km east of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Dec 10, 2022 3:40 am (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2022 14:40 GMT)
1.6

5 km
Tasman Sea, 62 km west of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Dec 9, 2022 11:04 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2022 10:04 GMT)
2.0

26 km
19 km south of Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand More
Dec 9, 2022 10:13 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2022 09:13 GMT)
1.4

21 km
New Zealand More
Dec 9, 2022 7:43 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2022 06:43 GMT)
2.1

34 km
71 km north of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Dec 9, 2022 6:58 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2022 05:58 GMT)
1.2

34 km
New Zealand More
Dec 9, 2022 6:22 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2022 05:22 GMT)
1.6

14 km
New Zealand More
Dec 9, 2022 5:35 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2022 04:35 GMT)
1.8

22 km
34 km southeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Dec 9, 2022 2:36 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2022 01:36 GMT)
1.5

10 km
New Zealand More
Dec 9, 2022 2:20 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2022 01:20 GMT)
2.1

15 km
91 km south of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand More
Thursday, December 8, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 9, 2022 12:49 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 8, 2022 23:49 GMT)
1.8

19 km
30 km east of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.6 x 109 joules (989 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.851 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: South Karori, New Zealand (SNZO/IU network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station South Karori, New Zealand: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
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Castlepoint Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Castlepoint?

The last earthquake in Castlepoint occurred 2 hours and 11 minutes ago: Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 9 km north of Wellington, New Zealand, on Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 at 10:02 am (GMT +13).

How many quakes were there in Castlepoint today?

In the past 24 hours, Castlepoint, Wellington, New Zealand had 15 quakes up to magnitude 3.1.

What was the strongest quake in Castlepoint today?

The strongest earthquake in Castlepoint today occurred 5 hours ago: Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 71 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, on Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 at 7:18 am (GMT +13).

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