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Latest quakes in or near Taupo District, Waikato, New Zealand, in the past 24 hours on Thursday, May 19, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated May 19, 2022 08:16 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 7 quakes above magnitude 2
  • 15 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Taupo District had 7 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There were also 15 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Latest quake: Mag. 1.8 | 74 km N of Whanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 2.6 | 46 km NW of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Taupo District, Waikato, New Zealand (updated )

Past 24 hours:22 quakes | 7 quakes M2+
Past 7 days:182 quakes | 72 quakes M2+ | 6 quakes M3+
Past 30 days:848 quakes | 322 quakes M2+ | 34 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 90 days:2,436 quakes | 1,017 quakes M2+ | 103 quakes M3+ | 4 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+
Past 365 days:8,747 quakes | 3,644 quakes M2+ | 346 quakes M3+ | 17 quakes M4+ | 4 quakes M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (22 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Thursday, May 19, 2022 GMT (8 quakes)
May 19, 2022 7:48 pm (GMT +12) (May 19, 2022 07:48 GMT)
1.8

5 km
74 km north of Whanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
May 19, 2022 6:07 pm (GMT +12) (May 19, 2022 06:07 GMT)
1.9

37 km
35 km southwest of Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand MoreMap
May 19, 2022 5:10 pm (GMT +12) (May 19, 2022 05:10 GMT)
1.5

34 km
34 km southwest of Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand MoreMap
May 19, 2022 4:48 pm (GMT +12) (May 19, 2022 04:48 GMT)
1.9

20 km
73 km north of Whanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
May 19, 2022 3:41 pm (GMT +12) (May 19, 2022 03:41 GMT)
2.6

136 km
46 km northwest of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand MoreMap
May 19, 2022 2:51 pm (GMT +12) (May 19, 2022 02:51 GMT)
2.3

159 km
Waikato, 48 km southwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
May 19, 2022 2:07 pm (GMT +12) (May 19, 2022 02:07 GMT)
2.0

35 km
37 km northeast of Whanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
May 19, 2022 1:19 pm (GMT +12) (May 19, 2022 01:19 GMT)
1.9

24 km
South Pacific Ocean, 18 km southeast of Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand MoreMap
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 GMT (14 quakes)
May 19, 2022 5:37 am (GMT +12) (May 18, 2022 17:37 GMT)
2.1

29 km
18 km north of Whanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
May 19, 2022 5:37 am (GMT +12) (May 18, 2022 17:37 GMT)
1.6

26 km
7 km northwest of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
May 19, 2022 5:25 am (GMT +12) (May 18, 2022 17:25 GMT)
1.5

16 km
South Pacific Ocean, 54 km southwest of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
May 19, 2022 3:45 am (GMT +12) (May 18, 2022 15:45 GMT)
1.2

9.6 km
New Zealand MoreMap
May 19, 2022 2:11 am (GMT +12) (May 18, 2022 14:11 GMT)
2.1

5 km
75 km north of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
May 19, 2022 1:09 am (GMT +12) (May 18, 2022 13:09 GMT)
1.8

95 km
Waikato, 33 km southwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
May 18, 2022 11:59 pm (GMT +12) (May 18, 2022 11:59 GMT)
1.6

4 km
6.8 km east of Waiouru, Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
May 18, 2022 11:37 pm (GMT +12) (May 18, 2022 11:37 GMT)
1.4

5 km
73 km north of Whanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.4 x 109 joules (391 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.336 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Taupo District Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Taupo District?

The last earthquake in Taupo District occurred 29 minutes ago: Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 74 km north of Whanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 7:48 pm (GMT +12).

How many quakes were there in Taupo District today?

In the past 24 hours, Taupo District, Waikato, New Zealand had 22 quakes up to magnitude 2.6.

What was the strongest quake in Taupo District today?

The strongest earthquake in Taupo District today occurred 5 hours ago: Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 46 km northwest of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 3:41 pm (GMT +12).

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