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Latest quakes in or near Kawerau District, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, in the past 24 hours on Thursday, May 19, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated May 19, 2022 10:03 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 3
  • 4 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 11 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Kawerau District had 1 quake of magnitude 3.0 and 4 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 11 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.0 | 45 km N of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Kawerau District, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand (updated )

Past 24 hours:17 quakes | 5 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 7 days:154 quakes | 65 quakes M2+ | 8 quakes M3+
Past 30 days:691 quakes | 290 quakes M2+ | 38 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 90 days:2,029 quakes | 935 quakes M2+ | 116 quakes M3+ | 7 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+
Past 365 days:7,347 quakes | 3,410 quakes M2+ | 401 quakes M3+ | 28 quakes M4+ | 3 quakes M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (16 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Thursday, May 19, 2022 GMT (7 quakes)
May 19, 2022 9:00 pm (GMT +12) (May 19, 2022 09:00 GMT)
3.0

39 km
45 km north of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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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 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 1:26 pm (GMT +12) (May 19, 2022 01:26 GMT)
2.5

67 km
South Pacific Ocean, 98 km northeast of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, 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 (9 quakes)
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 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
May 18, 2022 11:10 pm (GMT +12) (May 18, 2022 11:10 GMT)
1.5

5 km
74 km north of Whanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand MoreMap
May 18, 2022 11:01 pm (GMT +12) (May 18, 2022 11:01 GMT)
1.6

141 km
Waikato, 61 km north of North Island, New Zealand MoreMap
May 18, 2022 10:56 pm (GMT +12) (May 18, 2022 10:56 GMT)
2.1

190 km
24 km northwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.4 x 109 joules (931 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.801 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Kawerau District Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Kawerau District?

The last earthquake in Kawerau District occurred 1 hour and 2 minutes ago: Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - 45 km north of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 9:00 pm (GMT +12).

How many quakes were there in Kawerau District today?

In the past 24 hours, Kawerau District, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand had 16 quakes up to magnitude 3.0.

What was the strongest quake in Kawerau District today?

The strongest earthquake in Kawerau District today occurred 1 hour and 2 minutes ago: Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - 45 km north of Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 9:00 pm (GMT +12).

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