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Latest quakes in or near Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand, in the past 24 hours on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated May 24, 2022 20:58 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 3
  • 11 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 10 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Upper Hutt had 1 quake of magnitude 3.2 and 11 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 10 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
A weak magnitude 3.2 earthquake occurred in Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, 21 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.4 | Tasman Sea, 169 km NW of Wellington, 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 Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand (updated )

Past 24 hours:21 quakes | 11 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 7 days:84 quakes | 41 quakes M2+ | 2 quakes M3+
Past 30 days:511 quakes | 194 quakes M2+ | 15 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 90 days:1,564 quakes | 589 quakes M2+ | 58 quakes M3+ | 4 quakes M4+
Past 365 days:6,121 quakes | 2,323 quakes M2+ | 244 quakes M3+ | 24 quakes M4+ | 3 quakes M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (22 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 GMT (17 quakes)
May 25, 2022 8:17 am (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 20:17 GMT)
2.4

197 km
Tasman Sea, 169 km northwest of Wellington, 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 11:29 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 10:21 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
May 24, 2022 6:44 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 06:44 GMT)
1.3

24 km
New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 6:27 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 06:27 GMT)
1.4

35 km
14 km south of Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 3:38 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 03:38 GMT)
2.4

35 km
Tasman Sea, 42 km west of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 7.2 x 109 joules (2 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.72 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Upper Hutt Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Upper Hutt?

The last earthquake in Upper Hutt occurred 41 minutes ago: Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 169 km northwest of Wellington, New Zealand, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 8:17 am (GMT +12).

How many quakes were there in Upper Hutt today?

In the past 24 hours, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand had 22 quakes up to magnitude 3.2.

What was the strongest quake in Upper Hutt today?

The strongest earthquake in Upper Hutt today occurred 21 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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