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Latest quakes in or near Taranaki, New Zealand, in the past 48 hours on Friday, January 27, 2023 - list, stats and map

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 11:40 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 16 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 27 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.6 | Manawatu-Wanganui, 78 km E of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand -

Strongest quake: Mag. 3.3 | 22 km SW of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand -

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

Past 24 hours24 quakes9 quakes M2+2 quakes M3+
Past 7 days136 quakes51 quakes M2+3 quakes M3+
Past 30 days544 quakes205 quakes M2+26 quakes M3+3 quakes M4+
Past 90 days2,380 quakes923 quakes M2+108 quakes M3+9 quakes M4+2 quakes M5+
Past 365 days7,541 quakes3,150 quakes M2+344 quakes M3+14 quakes M4+3 quakes M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (45 quakes):
Date and timeMag
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Friday, January 27, 2023 GMT (15 quakes)
Jan 27, 2023 11:19 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 10:19 GMT)
2.6

178 km
Manawatu-Wanganui, 78 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand 1 reportMore
Jan 27, 2023 10:46 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 09:46 GMT)
2.7

144 km
64 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 9:20 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 08:20 GMT)
1.8

134 km
32 km northwest of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 7:17 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 06:17 GMT)
1.0

23 km
New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 6:06 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 05:06 GMT)
1.1

45 km
New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 6:06 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 05:06 GMT)
1.5

162 km
New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 5:44 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 04:44 GMT)
1.7

136 km
63 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 5:38 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 04:38 GMT)
2.2

139 km
Waikato, 32 km southwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 5:13 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 04:13 GMT)
1.5

24 km
New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 5:12 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 04:12 GMT)
1.4

8.1 km
New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 4:38 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 03:38 GMT)
2.2

123 km
Tasman Sea, 97 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 3:42 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 02:42 GMT)
1.6

17 km
New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 3:16 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 02:16 GMT)
1.3

26 km
New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 1:56 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 00:56 GMT)
2.2

115 km
56 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 1:38 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 27, 2023 00:38 GMT)
1.5

7.6 km
New Zealand More
Thursday, January 26, 2023 GMT (15 quakes)
Jan 27, 2023 9:14 am (GMT +13) (Jan 26, 2023 20:14 GMT)
2.4

113 km
70 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 6:54 am (GMT +13) (Jan 26, 2023 17:54 GMT)
1.8

37 km
Tasman Sea, 82 km northwest of Wellington, New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 6:50 am (GMT +13) (Jan 26, 2023 17:50 GMT)
3.0

137 km
47 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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Jan 27, 2023 6:26 am (GMT +13) (Jan 26, 2023 17:26 GMT)
2.0

17 km
5.4 km southeast of Whanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 5:03 am (GMT +13) (Jan 26, 2023 16:03 GMT)
2.5

209 km
Waikato, 32 km southwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Jan 27, 2023 3:48 am (GMT +13) (Jan 26, 2023 14:48 GMT)
2.2

129 km
Tasman Sea, 62 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.17 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.73 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: South Karori, New Zealand (SNZO/IU network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station South Karori, New Zealand: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Taranaki Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Taranaki?

The last earthquake in Taranaki occurred 1 hour and 21 minutes ago: Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Manawatu-Wanganui, 78 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, on Friday, Jan 27, 2023 at 11:19 pm (GMT +13).

How many quakes were there in Taranaki in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, Taranaki, New Zealand had 45 quakes up to magnitude 3.3.

What was the strongest quake in Taranaki in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in Taranaki in the past 48 hours occurred 22 hours ago: Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake - 22 km southwest of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand, on Friday, Jan 27, 2023 at 2:55 am (GMT +13).

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