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Past earthquakes near New Plymouth, New Plymouth District, Taranaki, New Zealand, during April 2021

Updated 17 Jun 2021 21:06 GMT -
During Apr 2021, New Plymouth was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 3.1 and 21 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 10 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 3.1 quake South Taranaki District, 54 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, 22 April 2021 08:37 GMT
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (32 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Fri, 30 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
30 Apr 2021 21:04:11 GMT
1.9

20 km
58 km (36 mi)South Taranaki District, 68 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
30 Apr 2021 07:29:35 GMT
2.7

135 km
37 km (23 mi)South Taranaki District, 51 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 29 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
29 Apr 2021 21:57:22 GMT
2.3

121 km
33 km (21 mi)South Taranaki District, 52 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 28 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Apr 2021 18:23:32 GMT
2.1

18 km
58 km (36 mi)South Taranaki District, 60 km northwest of Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
Sun, 25 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
25 Apr 2021 14:24:46 GMT
2.5

10.7 km
23 km (14 mi)South Taranaki District, 34 km southwest of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
23 Apr 2021 04:21:25 GMT
1.5

12 km
49 km (30 mi)43 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
23 Apr 2021 02:04:10 GMT
2.3

178 km
39 km (24 mi)Tasman Sea, 65 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
22 Apr 2021 08:37:25 GMT
3.1

177 km
31 km (19 mi)South Taranaki District, 54 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 21 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
21 Apr 2021 10:59:30 GMT
2.1

195 km
42 km (26 mi)5.3 km southeast of Hawera, South Taranaki District, New Zealand MoreMap
21 Apr 2021 03:02:34 GMT
2.4

12 km
54 km (34 mi)Tasman Sea, 76 km southwest of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 Apr 2021 03:18:01 GMT
2.1

132 km
30 km (19 mi)South Taranaki District, 63 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
18 Apr 2021 09:29:34 GMT
2.4

138 km
43 km (27 mi)South Taranaki District, 55 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
18 Apr 2021 05:31:40 GMT
1.9

125 km
32 km (20 mi)South Taranaki District, 47 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
16 Apr 2021 19:54:57 GMT
2.6

175 km
63 km (39 mi)Stratford District, 65 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
16 Apr 2021 17:59:26 GMT
2.4

106 km
35 km (22 mi)Tasman Sea, 66 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
16 Apr 2021 13:22:48 GMT
1.9

182 km
26 km (16 mi)South Taranaki District, 53 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
15 Apr 2021 03:48:28 GMT
2.6

130 km
40 km (25 mi)South Taranaki District, 51 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
13 Apr 2021 04:00:18 GMT
2.0

15 km
57 km (35 mi)45 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Sun, 11 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
11 Apr 2021 22:01:31 GMT
2.0

115 km
40 km (25 mi)South Taranaki District, 60 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
11 Apr 2021 18:31:04 GMT
1.2

131 km
57 km (35 mi)Stratford District, 59 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 9 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
9 Apr 2021 15:14:41 GMT
2.1

208 km
44 km (27 mi)South Taranaki District, 65 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 8 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
8 Apr 2021 12:17 pm (GMT +12) (8 Apr 2021 00:17:10 GMT)
2.3

131 km
68 km (42 mi)Stratford District, 43 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Mon, 5 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
5 Apr 2021 6:56 pm (GMT +12) (5 Apr 2021 06:56:50 GMT)
1.9

124 km
41 km (25 mi)South Taranaki District, 58 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
5 Apr 2021 2:38 pm (GMT +12) (5 Apr 2021 02:38:22 GMT)
1.8

20 km
60 km (37 mi)Stratford District, 78 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Sat, 3 Apr 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
4 Apr 2021 5:05 am (GMT +12) (3 Apr 2021 17:05:17 GMT)
2.6

111 km
51 km (32 mi)South Taranaki District, 74 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
4 Apr 2021 12:20 am (GMT +13) (3 Apr 2021 11:20:06 GMT)
2.4

132 km
34 km (21 mi)South Taranaki District, 49 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
3 Apr 2021 2:08 pm (GMT +13) (3 Apr 2021 01:08:48 GMT)
2.1

117 km
51 km (32 mi)Tasman Sea, 9.6 km south of Hawera, South Taranaki District, New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 1 Apr 2021 (GMT) (5 earthquakes)
2 Apr 2021 8:31 am (GMT +13) (1 Apr 2021 19:31:21 GMT)
1.9

17 km
13 km (8.1 mi)South Taranaki District, 26 km southwest of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
2 Apr 2021 1:28 am (GMT +13) (1 Apr 2021 12:28:08 GMT)
2.2

124 km
52 km (32 mi)South Taranaki District, 61 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
2 Apr 2021 12:12 am (GMT +13) (1 Apr 2021 11:12:33 GMT)
1.4

25 km
65 km (40 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
1 Apr 2021 8:07 pm (GMT +13) (1 Apr 2021 07:07:06 GMT)
1.9

183 km
53 km (33 mi)South Taranaki District, 75 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
1 Apr 2021 8:03 pm (GMT +13) (1 Apr 2021 07:03:23 GMT)
2.4

127 km
51 km (32 mi)South Taranaki District, 70 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
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