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Latest quakes in or near Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, in the past 24 hours on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated May 24, 2022 22:59 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 3
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 15 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Palmerston North had 1 quake of magnitude 3.2 and 8 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 15 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
A weak magnitude 3.2 earthquake occurred in Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, 24 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.2 | 53 km N of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.2 | 38 km SE of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand (updated )

Past 24 hours:21 quakes | 8 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 7 days:134 quakes | 52 quakes M2+ | 7 quakes M3+
Past 30 days:679 quakes | 235 quakes M2+ | 26 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 90 days:2,087 quakes | 729 quakes M2+ | 80 quakes M3+ | 4 quakes M4+
Past 365 days:8,080 quakes | 2,785 quakes M2+ | 279 quakes M3+ | 19 quakes M4+ | 2 quakes M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (24 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 GMT (21 quakes)
May 25, 2022 9:29 am (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 21:29 GMT)
2.2

211 km
53 km north of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand MoreMap
May 25, 2022 8:01 am (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 20:01 GMT)
1.2

49 km
40 km southwest of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand MoreMap
May 25, 2022 7:34 am (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 19:34 GMT)
2.6

106 km
Tasman Sea, 76 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
May 25, 2022 7:04 am (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 19:04 GMT)
1.0

21 km
New Zealand MoreMap
May 25, 2022 6:36 am (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 18:36 GMT)
2.0

5 km
Tasman Sea, 43 km north of Wellington, New Zealand MoreMap
May 25, 2022 6:26 am (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 18:26 GMT)
2.4

12 km
Tasman Sea, 75 km north of Wellington, New Zealand MoreMap
May 25, 2022 4:27 am (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 16:27 GMT)
1.4

20 km
New Zealand MoreMap
May 25, 2022 2:21 am (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 14:21 GMT)
1.6

20 km
50 km southeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
May 25, 2022 12:46 am (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 12:46 GMT)
1.2

8.4 km
New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 11:41 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 11:41 GMT)
1.6

10.7 km
6.6 km south of Waiouru, Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 11:29 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 11:29 GMT)
1.6

5.9 km
8.3 km southeast of Levin, Horowhenua District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 10:47 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 10:47 GMT)
1.6

27 km
18 km northwest of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 10:21 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 10:21 GMT)
2.0

46 km
31 km southeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 10:12 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 10:12 GMT)
1.2

20 km
New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 10:08 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 10:08 GMT)
2.2

27 km
Tasman Sea, 11 km south of Whanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 9:14 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 09:14 GMT)
0.8

38 km
New Zealand MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 6.2 x 109 joules (1.72 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.48 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Palmerston North Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Palmerston North?

The last earthquake in Palmerston North occurred 1 hour and 31 minutes ago: Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 53 km north of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 9:29 am (GMT +12).

How many quakes were there in Palmerston North today?

In the past 24 hours, Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand had 24 quakes up to magnitude 3.2.

What was the strongest quake in Palmerston North today?

The strongest earthquake in Palmerston North today occurred 24 hours ago: Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - 38 km southeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 11:29 am (GMT +12).

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