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Past earthquakes near Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand, during the year 2020

Updated 7 May 2021 22:18 GMT -
During 2020, Papakura had 9 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There were also 26 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 2.4 quake 1.3 km southwest of Pukemiro Junction, Waikato District, New Zealand, 28 Oct 4:58 pm (GMT +13)
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (35 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Tue, 22 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
22 Dec 2020 4:54 pm (GMT +13) (22 Dec 2020 03:54:23 GMT)
1.9
81 km (50 mi)10.6 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato District, New Zealand MoreMap
Mon, 21 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
21 Dec 2020 5:03 pm (GMT +13) (21 Dec 2020 04:03:04 GMT)
1.8
81 km (50 mi)10.6 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato District, New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 18 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
18 Dec 2020 4:58 pm (GMT +13) (18 Dec 2020 03:58:33 GMT)
1.9
81 km (50 mi)10.6 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
29 Oct 6:19 pm (GMT +13) (29 Oct 2020 05:19:13 GMT)
2.0

5 km
72 km (45 mi)1.9 km northeast of Kiwitahi, Matamata-Piako District, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Oct 4:58 pm (GMT +13) (28 Oct 2020 03:58:45 GMT)
2.4
81 km (50 mi)1.3 km southwest of Pukemiro Junction, Waikato District, New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 9 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
9 Oct 11:02 pm (GMT +13) (9 Oct 2020 10:02:30 GMT)
1.7

5 km
71 km (44 mi)3.5 km west of Waitoa, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 2 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2 Oct 4:59 pm (GMT +13) (2 Oct 2020 03:59:27 GMT)
1.9
81 km (50 mi)10.6 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
23 Sep 2020 05:00:10 GMT
1.8
82 km (51 mi)7.2 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 11 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
11 Sep 2020 08:30:24 GMT
1.3

5 km
46 km (29 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 20 km west of Thames, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Tue, 8 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
8 Sep 2020 04:58:13 GMT
2.4
82 km (51 mi)10.4 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 4 Sep 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
4 Sep 2020 05:00:20 GMT
2.1
82 km (51 mi)10.3 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
4 Sep 2020 03:28:49 GMT
1.2
12 km (7.5 mi)13 km east of Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 28 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Aug 2020 03:32:52 GMT
1.1
16 km (9.9 mi)13 km east of Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 13 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
13 Aug 2020 05:07:02 GMT
1.7
81 km (50 mi)9.2 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
29 Jul 2020 04:59:23 GMT
1.9
81 km (50 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 24 Jul 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
24 Jul 2020 05:43:48 GMT
2.4
81 km (50 mi)10.6 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato District, New Zealand MoreMap
24 Jul 2020 03:44:03 GMT
0.9
14 km (8.7 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
14 Jul 2020 03:34:37 GMT
1.1
16 km (9.9 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
14 Jul 2020 00:47:49 GMT
0.9

5.1 km
14 km (8.7 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
13 Jul 2020 04:00:12 GMT
1.8
81 km (50 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 14 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
14 May 2020 04:54:50 GMT
1.8
30 km (19 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Tue, 12 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
12 May 2020 04:58:33 GMT
2.1
30 km (19 mi)10.2 km northwest of Ngaruawahia, Waikato District, New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 22 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
22 Apr 2020 05:03:23 GMT
1.6
31 km (19 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 8 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
8 Apr 2020 15:57:53 GMT
0.9

4 km
30 km (19 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Mon, 6 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
6 Apr 2020 08:21:24 GMT
2.1

3.5 km
32 km (20 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 11 km east of Waiheke Island, New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 3 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
3 Apr 2020 04:08:48 GMT
1.8
35 km (22 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 20 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
20 Mar 2020 04:00:53 GMT
1.8
29 km (18 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 13 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
13 Mar 2020 03:56:07 GMT
1.8
30 km (19 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
24 Feb 2020 01:21:42 GMT
0.9

5 km
20 km (12 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
18 Feb 2020 23:20:28 GMT
2.0

5 km
52 km (32 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 14 km west of Thames, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
18 Feb 2020 04:04:42 GMT
1.9
82 km (51 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
21 Jan 2020 04:00:37 GMT
0.9
14 km (8.7 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
16 Jan 2020 01:30:19 GMT
1.9
81 km (50 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 9 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
9 Jan 2020 04:01:30 GMT
0.9
15 km (9.3 mi)New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 8 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
8 Jan 2020 09:55:32 GMT
2.2

5 km
61 km (38 mi)5.3 km northeast of Waitoa, Matamata-Piako District, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.8 x 109 joules (513 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.441 tons of TNT) More info

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