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Latest quakes in or near Hauraki District, Waikato, New Zealand - list, stats and map

Updated: Nov 30, 2023 04:19 GMT -
Find all latest earthquakes in or near Hauraki District, Waikato, New Zealand, in our list below, updated every minute! Events are often reported within minutes. If you just felt a quake in or near Hauraki District, find out which quakes are happening right now!
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In the past 24 hours, Hauraki District has had 11 quakes of magnitudes up to 4.1.

Since 2023, Hauraki District has had 6336 quakes of magnitudes up to 5.3:

  • 3 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 46 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 452 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 3428 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 2407 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.

Latest today: Mag. 4.1 Earthquake 15 km NE of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand -

Strongest: Mag. 5.3 Earthquake South Pacific Ocean, 86 km N of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand -

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Showing all recent or significant quakes since 2023, magnitude 3.4 or higher (200 out of 6336 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Thursday, November 30, 2023 GMT (5 quakes)
Nov 30, 04:18 pm (GMT +13)
(Nov 30, 03:18 GMT)
4.1

53 km
15 km northeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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Nov 30, 04:12 pm (GMT +13)
(Nov 30, 03:12 GMT)
2.1

4.2 km
12 km northeast of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand More
Nov 30, 04:02 pm (GMT +13)
(Nov 30, 03:02 GMT)
2.3

139 km
37 km northwest of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand More
Nov 30, 03:44 pm (GMT +13)
(Nov 30, 02:44 GMT)
2.0

4.4 km
12 km northeast of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand More
Nov 30, 02:00 pm (GMT +13)
(Nov 30, 01:00 GMT)
2.3

132 km
16 km west of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Wednesday, November 29, 2023 GMT (8 quakes)
Nov 30, 08:13 am (GMT +13)
(Nov 29, 19:13 GMT)
1.8

74 km
15 km southwest of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand More
Nov 30, 05:22 am (GMT +13)
(Nov 29, 16:22 GMT)
2.1

204 km
48 km northwest of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand More
Nov 30, 04:52 am (GMT +13)
(Nov 29, 15:52 GMT)
2.1

43 km
35 km west of Gisborne, New Zealand More
Nov 30, 02:55 am (GMT +13)
(Nov 29, 13:55 GMT)
2.5

177 km
Manawatu-Wanganui, 77 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand More
Nov 29, 11:21 pm (GMT +13)
(Nov 29, 10:21 GMT)
1.5

4.5 km
New Zealand More
Nov 29, 11:00 pm (GMT +13)
(Nov 29, 10:00 GMT)
2.5

93 km
Manawatu-Wanganui, 74 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand More
Nov 29, 03:57 am (GMT +0)
(Nov 29, 03:57 GMT)
2.2

142 km
16 km north of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Nov 29, 01:26 pm (Auckland)
(Nov 29, 00:26 GMT)
1.9

130 km
26 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.6 x 1013 joules (7.14 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6146 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Earthquake statistics

Number of recent quakes in or near Hauraki District, Waikato, New Zealand, by magnitude

Past 24 hours
7 days
30 days
90 days
365 days
Mag
 
Number of quakes (8 in total as 100%)
7+
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no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
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no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
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no quakes Mag 5 or higher
4+
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no quakes Mag 4 or higher
3+
1 quake
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (12.5%)
2+
4 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (50%)
below M2
3 quakes
(37.5%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (118 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
-
no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
-
no quakes Mag 5 or higher
4+
1 quake
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (0.85%)
3+
12 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (10.17%)
2+
74 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (62.71%)
below M2
31 quakes
(26.27%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (496 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
-
no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
-
no quakes Mag 5 or higher
4+
4 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (0.81%)
3+
43 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (8.67%)
2+
268 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (54.03%)
below M2
181 quakes
(36.49%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (1,350 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
-
no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
-
no quakes Mag 5 or higher
4+
10 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (0.74%)
3+
107 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (7.93%)
2+
730 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (54.07%)
below M2
503 quakes
(37.26%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (7,563 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
-
no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
5 quakes
betw. Mag 5 - 6 (0.07%)
4+
48 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (0.63%)
3+
514 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (6.8%)
2+
3,939 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (52.08%)
below M2
3,057 quakes
(40.42%)
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Hauraki District Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Hauraki District?

The last earthquake in Hauraki District occurred 1 hour and 1 minutes ago: Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 15 km northeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Thursday, Nov 30, 2023 04:18 pm (GMT +13).

How many quakes were there in Hauraki District since 2023?

Since 2023, Hauraki District was shaken by 3 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 46 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 452 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 3428 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 2407 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

What was the strongest quake in Hauraki District since 2023?

The strongest earthquake in Hauraki District since 2023 occurred 30 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 86 km north of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Friday, May 5, 2023 11:37 pm (GMT +12).

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