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Past earthquakes in Tairua, Waikato, New Zealand: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated: Sep 27, 2022 18:29 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 19 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 237 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 1773 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 813 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In 2021, Tairua was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 19 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 237 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 1773 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 813 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.3 | 53 km SE of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand -

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Showing quakes magnitude 3 or higher (307 out of 2844 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Wednesday, December 29, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 30, 2021 11:25 am (GMT +13) (Dec 29, 2021 22:25 GMT)
3.5

541 km
South Pacific Ocean, 96 km east of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Dec 30, 2021 8:42 am (GMT +13) (Dec 29, 2021 19:42 GMT)
3.9

277 km
7.4 km southeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Sunday, December 26, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 27, 2021 11:03 am (GMT +12) (Dec 26, 2021 23:03 GMT)
3.8

132 km
South Pacific Ocean, 81 km north of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Dec 26, 2021 3:56 pm (GMT +12) (Dec 26, 2021 03:56 GMT)
3.9

124 km
South Pacific Ocean, 143 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Saturday, December 25, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 26, 2021 1:43 am (GMT +13) (Dec 25, 2021 12:43 GMT)
3.3

73 km
South Pacific Ocean, 42 km east of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Sunday, December 19, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 19, 2021 8:51 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 19, 2021 07:51 GMT)
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n/a
34 km south of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand (unconfirmed) 1 reportMore
Saturday, December 18, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 19, 2021 8:41 am (GMT +12) (Dec 18, 2021 20:41 GMT)
3.1

164 km
South Pacific Ocean, 153 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Dec 18, 2021 1:16 pm (GMT +12) (Dec 18, 2021 01:16 GMT)
3.4

225 km
South Pacific Ocean, 144 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Friday, December 17, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 18, 2021 1:54 am (GMT +12) (Dec 17, 2021 13:54 GMT)
3.1

170 km
South Pacific Ocean, 140 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Thursday, December 16, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 16, 2021 10:01 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 16, 2021 09:01 GMT)
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n/a
16 km west of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand (unconfirmed) 1 reportMore
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 15, 2021 10:42 am (GMT +12) (Dec 14, 2021 22:42 GMT)
3.0

235 km
South Pacific Ocean, 128 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Dec 14, 2021 9:13 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 14, 2021 08:13 GMT)
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n/a
16 km west of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand (unconfirmed) 1 reportMore
Dec 14, 2021 4:34 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 14, 2021 03:34 GMT)
3.1

159 km
Waikato, 47 km southwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Sunday, December 12, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 13, 2021 10:38 am (GMT +13) (Dec 12, 2021 21:38 GMT)
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n/a
19 km southeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand (unconfirmed) 1 reportMore
Thursday, December 9, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 9, 2021 3:58 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2021 02:58 GMT)
3.3

137 km
15 km west of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 8, 2021 11:11 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 8, 2021 10:11 GMT)
2.4

4.9 km
25 km southwest of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand 3 reportsMore
Dec 8, 2021 4:45 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 8, 2021 03:45 GMT)
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n/a
18 km southeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand (unconfirmed) 1 reportMore
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 8, 2021 4:40 am (GMT +13) (Dec 7, 2021 15:40 GMT)
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n/a
6.2 km east of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand (unconfirmed) 1 reportMore
Dec 7, 2021 10:04 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 7, 2021 09:04 GMT)
4.5

158 km
Waikato, 21 km southwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand 2 reportsMore
Monday, December 6, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 7, 2021 5:32 am (GMT +12) (Dec 6, 2021 17:32 GMT)
3.1

5 km
South Pacific Ocean, 149 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Sunday, December 5, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 5, 2021 3:56 pm (GMT +12) (Dec 5, 2021 03:56 GMT)
3.5

295 km
South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.46 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3835 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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