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Latest earthquakes in or near New Plymouth District, Taranaki, New Zealand, past 30 days

Updated 17 Jun 2021 20:54 GMT -
During the past 30 days, New Plymouth District was shaken by 10 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 85 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 163 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 3.3 quake Ruapehu District, 56 km north of Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, 31 May 2021 06:02 GMT
Biggest quake today: 2.4 quake 55 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, 17 June 2021 15:04 GMT
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Showing most recent quakes and quakes magnitude 2.2 or higher (62 out of 258 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Thu, 17 Jun 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
17 Jun 2021 15:04:56 GMT
2.4

19 km
66 km (41 mi)55 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
17 Jun 2021 01:50:11 GMT
2.4

17 km
40 km (25 mi)Ruapehu District, 77 km north of Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
16 Jun 2021 17:31:37 GMT
2.7

128 km
34 km (21 mi)South Taranaki District, 50 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
16 Jun 2021 17:29:56 GMT
2.6

127 km
56 km (35 mi)South Taranaki District, 51 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
16 Jun 2021 17:03:50 GMT
2.5

193 km
63 km (39 mi)Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 89 km east of New Plymouth, New Zealand MoreMap
Tue, 15 Jun 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
15 Jun 2021 09:16:57 GMT
2.9

132 km
South Taranaki District, 56 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
15 Jun 2021 01:58:43 GMT
2.7

72 km
47 km (29 mi)Ruapehu District, 48 km north of Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
Mon, 14 Jun 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
14 Jun 2021 11:43:59 GMT
2.4

24 km
44 km (27 mi)Stratford District, 47 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
14 Jun 2021 06:33:06 GMT
3.0

209 km
56 km (35 mi)Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 75 km west of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
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14 Jun 2021 01:37:31 GMT
2.7

12 km
63 km (39 mi)Tasman Sea, 80 km southwest of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Sun, 13 Jun 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
13 Jun 2021 16:29:12 GMT
2.8

237 km
63 km (39 mi)Waitomo District, 98 km south of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
13 Jun 2021 13:05:09 GMT
2.6

205 km
68 km (42 mi)Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 89 km northeast of New Plymouth, New Zealand MoreMap
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
12 Jun 2021 13:21:58 GMT
3.1

126 km
23 km (14 mi)29 km west of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
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12 Jun 2021 13:20:54 GMT
3.0

89 km
8 km (5 mi)Ruapehu District, 77 km northeast of Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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12 Jun 2021 11:11:45 GMT
2.5

204 km
66 km (41 mi)Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 87 km northeast of New Plymouth, New Zealand MoreMap
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
11 Jun 2021 06:57:47 GMT
3.1

133 km
29 km (18 mi)33 km west of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
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Thu, 10 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
10 Jun 2021 22:49:35 GMT
2.4

166 km
61 km (38 mi)Taupo District, 70 km southeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 9 Jun 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
9 Jun 2021 04:52:03 GMT
2.3

153 km
23 km (14 mi)South Waikato District, 77 km southeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
9 Jun 2021 02:19:55 GMT
2.4

125 km
43 km (27 mi)Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 41 km west of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Mon, 7 Jun 2021 (GMT) (6 earthquakes)
7 Jun 2021 21:19:42 GMT
2.3

203 km
50 km (31 mi)Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 98 km east of New Plymouth, New Zealand MoreMap
7 Jun 2021 18:48:37 GMT
2.5

140 km
36 km (22 mi)South Taranaki District, 52 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
7 Jun 2021 13:04:15 GMT
2.6

130 km
34 km (21 mi)Ruapehu District, 99 km north of Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
7 Jun 2021 11:28:42 GMT
2.2

17 km
58 km (36 mi)29 km northeast of Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
7 Jun 2021 06:59:27 GMT
2.3

114 km
64 km (40 mi)South Taranaki District, 49 km northwest of Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
7 Jun 2021 06:28:49 GMT
2.6

137 km
25 km (16 mi)Taupo District, 79 km southeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
Sun, 6 Jun 2021 (GMT) (6 earthquakes)
6 Jun 2021 19:27:55 GMT
2.2

128 km
42 km (26 mi)South Taranaki District, 62 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
6 Jun 2021 16:02:02 GMT
2.5

151 km
34 km (21 mi)Taupo District, 87 km southeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
6 Jun 2021 12:08:29 GMT
2.6

132 km
38 km (24 mi)Taupo District, 86 km southeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
6 Jun 2021 03:21:54 GMT
2.4

156 km
51 km (32 mi)South Taranaki District, 71 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
6 Jun 2021 03:09:38 GMT
2.8

1 km
20 km (12 mi)46 km southwest of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
6 Jun 2021 02:47:40 GMT
2.3

197 km
56 km (35 mi)Stratford District, 70 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Sat, 5 Jun 2021 (GMT) (6 earthquakes)
5 Jun 2021 20:53:54 GMT
2.2

112 km
28 km (17 mi)25 km west of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
5 Jun 2021 17:03:15 GMT
2.7

135 km
29 km (18 mi)Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 70 km southwest of Taupo, New Zealand MoreMap
5 Jun 2021 12:39:10 GMT
2.8

206 km
71 km (44 mi)Waitomo District, 88 km south of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
5 Jun 2021 10:09:06 GMT
2.6

132 km
52 km (32 mi)Stratford District, 53 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
5 Jun 2021 04:53:16 GMT
2.3

71 km
29 km (18 mi)Tasman Sea, 12 km west of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
5 Jun 2021 00:38:05 GMT
2.2

161 km
43 km (27 mi)Taupo District, 79 km southeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 3 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
3 Jun 2021 02:20:38 GMT
2.7

181 km
61 km (38 mi)Stratford District, 74 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 2 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2 Jun 2021 09:20:14 GMT
2.4

131 km
43 km (27 mi)Tasman Sea, 72 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Tue, 1 Jun 2021 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
1 Jun 2021 15:44:05 GMT
2.6

130 km
45 km (28 mi)Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 71 km west of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
1 Jun 2021 09:20:54 GMT
3.2

136 km
35 km (22 mi)Stratford District, 47 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
1 Jun 2021 01:58:26 GMT
2.2
10 km (6.2 mi)18 km north of Waiouru, Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
1 Jun 2021 01:25:23 GMT
2.4

201 km
66 km (41 mi)Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 77 km east of New Plymouth, New Zealand MoreMap
Mon, 31 May 2021 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
31 May 2021 22:17:24 GMT
2.5

152 km
48 km (30 mi)Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 70 km west of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
31 May 2021 07:02:11 GMT
2.4

52 km
37 km (23 mi)53 km northeast of Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
31 May 2021 06:09:21 GMT
2.4

195 km
64 km (40 mi)Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 76 km east of New Plymouth, New Zealand MoreMap
31 May 2021 06:02:15 GMT
3.3

85 km
36 km (22 mi)Ruapehu District, 56 km north of Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
Sun, 30 May 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
30 May 2021 15:53:03 GMT
2.3

5 km
66 km (41 mi)Tasman Sea, 84 km southwest of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Sat, 29 May 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
29 May 2021 03:46:01 GMT
2.8

12 km
55 km (34 mi)Tasman Sea, 80 km southwest of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Thu, 27 May 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
27 May 2021 14:49:14 GMT
2.6

142 km
30 km (19 mi)Taupo District, 81 km southeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
27 May 2021 06:55:45 GMT
2.2

118 km
9 km (5.6 mi)Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 70 km southwest of Taupo, New Zealand MoreMap
27 May 2021 01:42:59 GMT
2.2

64 km
69 km (43 mi)28 km north of Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 26 May 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
26 May 2021 22:26:02 GMT
3.0

2 km
67 km (42 mi)Stratford District, 73 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
26 May 2021 13:53:20 GMT
2.2

134 km
48 km (30 mi)South Taranaki District, 65 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Mon, 24 May 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
24 May 2021 21:23:15 GMT
2.7

126 km
41 km (25 mi)South Taranaki District, 59 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
24 May 2021 18:03:34 GMT
3.0

155 km
22 km (14 mi)South Waikato District, 41 km southwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
24 May 2021 03:29:06 GMT
2.7

20 km
42 km (26 mi)Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 89 km east of New Plymouth, New Zealand MoreMap
Sun, 23 May 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
23 May 2021 12:17:41 GMT
3.0

201 km
21 km (13 mi)South Taranaki District, 52 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
23 May 2021 09:13:53 GMT
2.3

39 km
51 km (32 mi)Rangitikei District, 69 km north of Palmerston North, New Zealand MoreMap
23 May 2021 09:03:51 GMT
3.0

11 km
31 km (19 mi)Tasman Sea, 7.8 km northwest of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
Thu, 20 May 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
20 May 2021 05:25:52 GMT
2.2

169 km
32 km (20 mi)Taupo District, 71 km southeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand MoreMap
Wed, 19 May 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 May 2021 20:40:10 GMT
2.2

15 km
31 km (19 mi)4.8 km west of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
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