Past earthquakes near Taranaki volcano: August 2021

Updated Oct 17, 2021 23:42 GMT -
During Aug 2021, Taranaki volcano was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 12 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 3 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 3.7 quake South Taranaki District, 55 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, Aug 23, 2021 9:41 pm (GMT +12)
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Sunday, August 29, 2021 20:19 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Aug 30, 2021 8:19 am (GMT +12) (Aug 29, 2021 20:19 GMT)
2.5

127 km
38 km (24 mi)South Taranaki District, 56 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Aug 29, 2021 10:01 pm (GMT +12) (Aug 29, 2021 10:01 GMT)
2.2

5 km
38 km (24 mi)Tasman Sea, 14 km northwest of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Thursday, August 26, 2021 15:53 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 27, 2021 3:53 am (GMT +12) (Aug 26, 2021 15:53 GMT)
2.5

134 km
32 km (20 mi)Stratford District, 46 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Monday, August 23, 2021 09:41 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 23, 2021 9:41 pm (GMT +12) (Aug 23, 2021 09:41 GMT)
3.7

194 km
31 km (19 mi)South Taranaki District, 55 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Sunday, August 22, 2021 15:33 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 23, 2021 3:33 am (GMT +12) (Aug 22, 2021 15:33 GMT)
2.7

186 km
49 km (30 mi)Tasman Sea, 72 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Thursday, August 19, 2021 15:31 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 20, 2021 3:31 am (GMT +12) (Aug 19, 2021 15:31 GMT)
3.5

200 km
26 km (16 mi)South Taranaki District, 49 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 21:40 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 19, 2021 9:40 am (GMT +12) (Aug 18, 2021 21:40 GMT)
2.6

131 km
34 km (21 mi)South Taranaki District, 49 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Sunday, August 15, 2021 03:56 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 15, 2021 3:56 pm (GMT +12) (Aug 15, 2021 03:56 GMT)
2.0

8.7 km
29 km (18 mi)Tasman Sea, 18 km west of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 23:59 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Aug 12, 2021 11:59 am (GMT +12) (Aug 11, 2021 23:59 GMT)
2.3

124 km
43 km (27 mi)South Taranaki District, 61 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Aug 12, 2021 3:50 am (GMT +12) (Aug 11, 2021 15:50 GMT)
2.0

6.9 km
25 km (16 mi)Tasman Sea, 6.9 km west of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Sunday, August 8, 2021 19:26 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 9, 2021 7:26 am (GMT +12) (Aug 8, 2021 19:26 GMT)
2.5

126 km
42 km (26 mi)South Taranaki District, 58 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Saturday, August 7, 2021 10:52 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 7, 2021 10:52 pm (GMT +12) (Aug 7, 2021 10:52 GMT)
2.3

136 km
36 km (22 mi)Stratford District, 48 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Friday, August 6, 2021 12:57 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 7, 2021 12:57 am (GMT +12) (Aug 6, 2021 12:57 GMT)
2.8

182 km
34 km (21 mi)South Taranaki District, 53 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Thursday, August 5, 2021 23:58 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Aug 6, 2021 11:58 am (GMT +12) (Aug 5, 2021 23:58 GMT)
1.9

121 km
43 km (27 mi)17 km east of Hawera, South Taranaki District, New Zealand MoreMap
Aug 5, 2021 9:13 pm (GMT +12) (Aug 5, 2021 09:13 GMT)
1.8

130 km
33 km (21 mi)Stratford District, 44 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 10:17 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 3, 2021 10:17 pm (GMT +12) (Aug 3, 2021 10:17 GMT)
1.6

12 km
13 km (8.1 mi)South Taranaki District, 21 km southwest of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Sunday, August 1, 2021 20:09 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 1, 2021 20:09 GMT
2.4

232 km
18 km (11 mi)South Taranaki District, 44 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.8 x 1010 joules (10.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 9.04 tons of TNT) More info
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