New Zealand earthquake list

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The list below shows the last earthquakes in New Zealand

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Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – New Zealand time = UTC +11
SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
GEONET Napier Apr 01 23:11 1.7 21 MAP I Felt It
GEONET White Island Apr 01 23:07 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Te Araroa Apr 01 22:37 4.0 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEONET Rotorua Apr 01 22:19 2.1 130 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Off W. Coast Of S. Island, N.z. Apr 01 21:22 3.4 34 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEONET Snares Islands Apr 01 21:22 4.6 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEONET Taihape Apr 01 19:54 1.2 49 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Oxford Apr 01 19:50 2.2 10 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Taumarunui Apr 01 18:55 1.9 110 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Eketahuna Apr 01 18:21 1.7 32 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Castlepoint Apr 01 17:34 2.6 184 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Wairoa Apr 01 17:23 1.6 19 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Waipukurau Apr 01 17:21 2.2 23 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Tolaga Bay Apr 01 17:19 2.0 26 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Eketahuna Apr 01 16:47 1.2 31 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Tolaga Bay Apr 01 16:40 3.3 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEONET Hastings Apr 01 16:27 1.4 25 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Ohakune Apr 01 16:26 1.7 30 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Whanganui Apr 01 16:03 2.4 50 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Gisborne Apr 01 15:16 1.5 44 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Waipukurau Apr 01 15:11 1.9 24 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Waipukurau Apr 01 15:03 2.2 24 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Wairoa Apr 01 15:00 2.0 17 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Martinborough Apr 01 15:00 1.7 30 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Pongaroa Apr 01 14:43 1.1 28 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Murupara Apr 01 14:40 1.5 6 MAP I Felt It
GEONET White Island Apr 01 14:31 2.2 252 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Taumarunui Apr 01 14:11 1.0 18 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Te Araroa Apr 01 13:50 2.2 47 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Tokomaru Bay Apr 01 13:07 2.5 64 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Pongaroa Apr 01 12:40 1.7 60 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Te Kaha Apr 01 12:34 2.1 41 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Hastings Apr 01 10:30 1.4 27 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Tolaga Bay Apr 01 10:10 1.2 5 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Waipukurau Apr 01 10:02 1.9 21 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Paraparaumu Apr 01 09:12 1.7 36 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Te Anau Apr 01 08:48 2.7 98 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Wairoa Apr 01 08:42 1.9 17 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Waipukurau Apr 01 08:30 1.9 36 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Taihape Apr 01 06:59 1.4 17 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Wellington Apr 01 05:57 1.7 62 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Martinborough Apr 01 05:29 1.0 23 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Wairoa Apr 01 05:21 1.8 27 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Haast Apr 01 05:07 3.5 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEONET Hunterville Apr 01 04:47 1.8 18 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Ohakune Apr 01 03:07 2.7 12 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Masterton Apr 01 02:50 1.6 22 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Waipukurau Apr 01 02:39 1.8 5 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Twizel Apr 01 02:34 2.2 5 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Tokoroa Apr 01 02:18 2.3 123 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Taihape Apr 01 01:55 1.0 19 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Opunake Apr 01 01:40 2.6 11 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Reefton Apr 01 00:28 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEONET Opunake Apr 01 00:26 1.8 12 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Arthur's Pass Mar 31 23:15 2.3 5 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Martinborough Mar 31 23:09 1.0 27 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Feilding Mar 31 22:57 1.7 81 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Tauranga Mar 31 22:56 2.2 187 MAP I Felt It
GEONET French Pass Mar 31 22:19 2.0 73 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Hastings Mar 31 22:05 1.7 14 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Rotorua Mar 31 21:58 2.3 91 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Whangamata Mar 31 21:26 2.3 258 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Gisborne Mar 31 21:24 1.5 14 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Gisborne Mar 31 21:05 2.2 21 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Turangi Mar 31 20:26 0.7 12 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Martinborough Mar 31 20:21 1.7 9 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Tauranga Mar 31 19:39 2.2 195 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Stratford Mar 31 19:14 2.2 31 MAP I Felt It
GEONET White Island Mar 31 19:05 2.3 67 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Paraparaumu Mar 31 19:00 1.3 36 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Ohakune Mar 31 18:58 1.2 22 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Napier Mar 31 18:21 2.4 19 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Mount Cook Mar 31 17:08 2.6 95 MAP I Felt It
GEONET White Island Mar 31 15:56 2.7 303 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Te Araroa Mar 31 15:54 3.1 132 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEONET Paraparaumu Mar 31 15:45 1.3 31 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Turangi Mar 31 15:26 0.7 5 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Wairoa Mar 31 15:03 1.7 29 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Wairoa Mar 31 14:29 1.9 23 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Wairoa Mar 31 14:28 1.9 23 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Taihape Mar 31 14:25 1.3 23 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Seddon Mar 31 14:23 2.3 9 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Whanganui Mar 31 14:18 2.0 5 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Wairoa Mar 31 14:00 1.8 23 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Hastings Mar 31 13:58 1.6 24 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Whanganui Mar 31 13:10 1.9 5 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Whanganui Mar 31 12:54 2.2 63 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Tokomaru Bay Mar 31 12:41 2.4 64 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Arthur's Pass Mar 31 12:38 3.3 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEONET Wellington Mar 31 12:05 2.0 12 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Hawera Mar 31 11:46 2.3 151 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Hanmer Springs Mar 31 11:34 2.9 52 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Christchurch Mar 31 11:30 2.2 5 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Eketahuna Mar 31 11:19 1.5 29 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Murupara Mar 31 11:09 1.5 40 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Motueka Mar 31 10:49 2.3 157 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Taihape Mar 31 10:43 1.4 19 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Stratford Mar 31 10:35 2.1 149 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Kawhia Mar 31 10:34 2.7 75 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Wairoa Mar 31 10:16 1.8 19 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Seddon Mar 31 10:00 2.0 37 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Karamea Mar 31 09:46 2.4 216 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Taumarunui Mar 31 09:45 2.6 265 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Hunterville Mar 31 09:40 1.8 24 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Taihape Mar 31 08:00 1.4 19 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Motueka Mar 31 07:40 2.8 185 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Waipukurau Mar 31 07:31 1.9 22 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Ohakune Mar 31 06:55 2.0 13 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Porangahau Mar 31 06:25 2.5 78 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Taihape Mar 31 04:54 3.3 137 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEONET Te Araroa Mar 31 04:53 3.6 187 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEONET Rotorua Mar 31 04:35 2.6 209 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Taihape Mar 31 03:47 2.1 117 MAP I Felt It
GEONET White Island Mar 31 03:46 2.5 118 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Levin Mar 31 03:23 1.4 33 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Gisborne Mar 31 02:45 2.1 19 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Methven Mar 31 02:41 1.8 5 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Eketahuna Mar 31 02:37 1.9 26 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Murupara Mar 31 01:49 2.0 61 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Whanganui Mar 31 00:48 2.0 20 MAP I Felt It

Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
People :
Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
People :
Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
People :
Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
Fittings :
Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
Structures :
Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
People :
Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
Fittings :
Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
Structures :
Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
Fittings :
Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
Structures :
Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
Environment :
Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
People
General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
Fittings :
Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
Structures :
Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
Environment :
Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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