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Latest quakes in or near Taranaki, New Zealand, in the past 24 hours on Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - list, stats and map

Updated: Jun 6, 2023 06:15 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 4 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 2 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Taranaki had 2 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 4 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 2 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.3 | Tasman Sea, 97 km N of Nelson, New Zealand -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.4 | Tasman Sea, 25 km W of Levin, New Zealand -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Taranaki, New Zealand (updated )

Past 24 hours8 quakes4 quakes M2+2 quakes M3+
Past 7 days115 quakes61 quakes M2+5 quakes M3+
Past 30 days493 quakes240 quakes M2+25 quakes M3+1 quake M4+
Past 90 days1,617 quakes698 quakes M2+80 quakes M3+4 quakes M4+
Past 365 days7,564 quakes3,178 quakes M2+347 quakes M3+19 quakes M4+4 quakes M5+1 quake M6+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (8 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Monday, June 5, 2023 GMT (8 quakes)
Jun 6, 2023 9:41 am (GMT +12) (Jun 5, 2023 21:41 GMT)

161 km
Tasman Sea, 97 km north of Nelson, New Zealand More
Jun 6, 2023 5:38 am (GMT +12) (Jun 5, 2023 17:38 GMT)

20 km
New Zealand More
Jun 6, 2023 5:31 am (GMT +12) (Jun 5, 2023 17:31 GMT)

12 km
Tasman Sea, 49 km southwest of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand More
Jun 6, 2023 5:01 am (GMT +12) (Jun 5, 2023 17:01 GMT)

184 km
Tasman Sea, 77 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand More
Jun 5, 2023 10:48 pm (GMT +12) (Jun 5, 2023 10:48 GMT)

27 km
Tasman Sea, 25 km west of Levin, New Zealand
Jun 5, 2023 9:53 pm (GMT +12) (Jun 5, 2023 09:53 GMT)

39 km
Tasman Sea, 29 km southwest of Whanganui, New Zealand More
Jun 5, 2023 8:47 pm (GMT +12) (Jun 5, 2023 08:47 GMT)

12 km
Tasman Sea, 84 km north of Wellington, New Zealand More
Jun 5, 2023 8:27 pm (GMT +12) (Jun 5, 2023 08:27 GMT)

127 km
55 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.3 x 1010 joules (3.66 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.15 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Taranaki Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Taranaki?

The last earthquake in Taranaki occurred 9 hours ago: Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 97 km north of Nelson, New Zealand, on Tuesday, Jun 6, 2023 at 9:41 am (GMT +12).

How many quakes were there in Taranaki today?

In the past 24 hours, Taranaki, New Zealand had 8 quakes up to magnitude 3.4.

What was the strongest quake in Taranaki today?

The strongest earthquake in Taranaki today occurred 19 hours ago: Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 25 km west of Levin, New Zealand, on Monday, Jun 5, 2023 at 10:48 pm (GMT +12).

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