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Latest quakes in or near Waipawa, Wellington, New Zealand, in the past 24 hours on Sunday, December 4, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Dec 4, 2022 21:26 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 5 quakes above magnitude 2
  • 7 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Waipawa had 5 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There were also 7 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
A minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake occurred in Tasman Sea, New Zealand, 35 minutes ago.

Strongest quake today: Mag. 2.9 | Tasman Sea, 151 km NW of Wellington, New Zealand -

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

Past 24 hours12 quakes5 quakes M2+
Past 7 days95 quakes38 quakes M2+3 quakes M3+
Past 30 days463 quakes161 quakes M2+19 quakes M3+1 quake M4+
Past 90 days1,141 quakes433 quakes M2+30 quakes M3+3 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 365 days4,639 quakes1,737 quakes M2+165 quakes M3+22 quakes M4+2 quakes M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (12 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Sunday, December 4, 2022 GMT (11 quakes)
Dec 5, 2022 9:52 am (GMT +13) (Dec 4, 2022 20:52 GMT)
2.9

130 km
Tasman Sea, 151 km northwest of Wellington, New Zealand More
Dec 5, 2022 8:19 am (GMT +13) (Dec 4, 2022 19:19 GMT)
1.5

5 km
Canterbury, 92 km southeast of Nelson, New Zealand More
Dec 5, 2022 6:47 am (GMT +13) (Dec 4, 2022 17:47 GMT)
1.4

33 km
New Zealand More
Dec 5, 2022 5:00 am (GMT +13) (Dec 4, 2022 16:00 GMT)
2.4

88 km
Tasman Sea, 100 km west of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Dec 5, 2022 4:23 am (GMT +13) (Dec 4, 2022 15:23 GMT)
1.5

41 km
New Zealand More
Dec 5, 2022 3:45 am (GMT +13) (Dec 4, 2022 14:45 GMT)
1.5

8.9 km
New Zealand More
Dec 5, 2022 2:36 am (GMT +13) (Dec 4, 2022 13:36 GMT)
1.5

13 km
New Zealand More
Dec 4, 2022 11:45 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 4, 2022 10:45 GMT)
1.6

20 km
New Zealand More
Dec 4, 2022 10:53 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 4, 2022 09:53 GMT)
2.1

81 km
Tasman Sea, 98 km northeast of Nelson, New Zealand More
Dec 4, 2022 8:59 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 4, 2022 07:59 GMT)
2.7

40 km
38 km north of Blenheim, Marlborough District, New Zealand More
Dec 4, 2022 4:54 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 4, 2022 03:54 GMT)
2.1

42 km
Tasman Sea, 25 km south of Whanganui, New Zealand More
Saturday, December 3, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 4, 2022 11:02 am (GMT +13) (Dec 3, 2022 22:02 GMT)
1.9

28 km
Tasman Sea, 8.7 km south of Whanganui, New Zealand More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.7 x 109 joules (740 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.637 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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Waipawa Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Waipawa?

The last earthquake in Waipawa occurred 35 minutes ago: Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 151 km northwest of Wellington, New Zealand, on Monday, Dec 5, 2022 at 9:52 am (GMT +13).

How many quakes were there in Waipawa today?

In the past 24 hours, Waipawa, Wellington, New Zealand had 12 quakes up to magnitude 2.9.

What was the strongest quake in Waipawa today?

The strongest earthquake in Waipawa today occurred 35 minutes ago: Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 151 km northwest of Wellington, New Zealand, on Monday, Dec 5, 2022 at 9:52 am (GMT +13).

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