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Latest quakes in or near New Zealand in the past 48 hours on Sunday, July 3, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated Jul 3, 2022 03:14 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 53 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 63 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 48 hours, New Zealand was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 8 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 53 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 63 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 2.2 | New Zealand -

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.2 | South Pacific Ocean -

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

Past 24 hours:56 quakes | 21 quakes M2+ | 3 quakes M3+ | 2 quakes M4+
Past 7 days:421 quakes | 185 quakes M2+ | 21 quakes M3+ | 8 quakes M4+
Past 30 days:1,513 quakes | 673 quakes M2+ | 116 quakes M3+ | 28 quakes M4+
Past 90 days:4,592 quakes | 2,070 quakes M2+ | 355 quakes M3+ | 73 quakes M4+
Past 365 days:18,149 quakes | 8,205 quakes M2+ | 1,472 quakes M3+ | 350 quakes M4+ | 21 quakes M5+ | 1 quake M6+

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Showing most recent quakes and quakes magnitude 2.1 or higher (55 out of 126 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Sunday, July 3, 2022 GMT (5 quakes)
Jul 3, 2022 03:12 GMT
2.2

38 km
New Zealand MoreMap
Jul 3, 2022 2:40 pm (GMT +12) (Jul 3, 2022 02:40 GMT)
2.4

78 km
New Zealand MoreMap
Jul 3, 2022 12:40 pm (GMT +12) (Jul 3, 2022 00:40 GMT)
2.2

24 km
New Zealand MoreMap
Jul 3, 2022 12:23 pm (GMT +12) (Jul 3, 2022 00:23 GMT)
2.2

25 km
New Zealand MoreMap
Jul 3, 2022 12:12 pm (GMT +12) (Jul 3, 2022 00:12 GMT)
2.0

5 km
New Zealand MoreMap
Saturday, July 2, 2022 GMT (24 quakes)
Jul 3, 2022 10:35 am (GMT +12) (Jul 2, 2022 22:35 GMT)
2.6

211 km
New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
Jul 3, 2022 10:24 am (GMT +12) (Jul 2, 2022 22:24 GMT)
4.2

249 km
New Zealand
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Jul 3, 2022 8:52 am (GMT +12) (Jul 2, 2022 20:52 GMT)
2.2

152 km
New Zealand MoreMap
Jul 3, 2022 7:46 am (GMT +12) (Jul 2, 2022 19:46 GMT)
2.6

78 km
New Zealand MoreMap
Jul 3, 2022 6:19 am (GMT +12) (Jul 2, 2022 18:19 GMT)
2.6

87 km
New Zealand MoreMap
Jul 3, 2022 5:34 am (GMT +12) (Jul 2, 2022 17:34 GMT)
2.3

33 km
New Zealand MoreMap
Jul 3, 2022 4:44 am (GMT +12) (Jul 2, 2022 16:44 GMT)
2.7

5 km
New Zealand
I FELT IT
MoreMap
Jul 3, 2022 4:27 am (GMT +12) (Jul 2, 2022 16:27 GMT)
2.1

5 km
New Zealand MoreMap
Jul 3, 2022 3:39 am (GMT +12) (Jul 2, 2022 15:39 GMT)
2.2

34 km
New Zealand MoreMap
Jul 3, 2022 2:24 am (GMT +12) (Jul 2, 2022 14:24 GMT)
2.7

5 km
New Zealand
I FELT IT
MoreMap
Jul 3, 2022 1:25 am (GMT +12) (Jul 2, 2022 13:25 GMT)
3.3

5 km
New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3 x 1011 joules (82.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 71.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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When was the latest earthquake in New Zealand?

The last earthquake in New Zealand occurred 2 minutes ago: Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - New Zealand on Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 03:12 GMT.

How many quakes were there in New Zealand in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, New Zealand had 55 quakes up to magnitude 4.2.

What was the strongest quake in New Zealand in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in New Zealand in the past 48 hours occurred 5 hours ago: Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Sunday, Jul 3, 2022 at 10:24 am (GMT +12).

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