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

Updated May 24, 2022 09:54 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 25 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 28 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, North Island had 2 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 25 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 28 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.8 | South Pacific Ocean, 86 km NE of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.4 | South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand -

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

Past 24 hours:51 quakes | 25 quakes M2+ | 2 quakes M3+
Past 7 days:266 quakes | 131 quakes M2+ | 21 quakes M3+ | 5 quakes M4+
Past 30 days:1,427 quakes | 606 quakes M2+ | 96 quakes M3+ | 9 quakes M4+
Past 90 days:4,110 quakes | 1,807 quakes M2+ | 281 quakes M3+ | 28 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+
Past 365 days:15,652 quakes | 6,903 quakes M2+ | 1,039 quakes M3+ | 106 quakes M4+ | 9 quakes M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (55 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022 GMT (20 quakes)
May 24, 2022 9:34 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 09:34 GMT)
2.8

123 km
South Pacific Ocean, 86 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, 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 8:08 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 08:08 GMT)
2.8

181 km
13 km southeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 7:34 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 07:34 GMT)
1.7

23 km
25 km southwest of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 7:15 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 07:15 GMT)
2.5

5.2 km
21 km east of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 6:53 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 06:53 GMT)
3.4

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand
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May 24, 2022 6:44 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 06:44 GMT)
1.3

24 km
New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 6:32 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 06:32 GMT)
0.8

4.5 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 5:39 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 05:39 GMT)
2.7

57 km
70 km northwest of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 5:09 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 05:09 GMT)
2.9

175 km
23 km southeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, 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
May 24, 2022 3:35 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 03:35 GMT)
1.6

27 km
59 km north of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 3:05 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 03:05 GMT)
1.8

4.4 km
30 km east of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 3:01 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 03:01 GMT)
1.5

43 km
46 km west of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
May 24, 2022 2:31 pm (GMT +12) (May 24, 2022 02:31 GMT)
2.3

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 65 km southeast of Gisborne, New Zealand MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.16 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.3 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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North Island Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in North Island?

The last earthquake in North Island occurred 20 minutes ago: Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 86 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 9:34 pm (GMT +12).

How many quakes were there in North Island today?

In the past 24 hours, North Island, New Zealand had 55 quakes up to magnitude 3.4.

What was the strongest quake in North Island today?

The strongest earthquake in North Island today occurred 3 hours ago: Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 6:53 pm (GMT +12).

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