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Latest quakes in or near Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, in the past 48 hours on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Oct 5, 2022 21:24 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 4
  • 5 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 23 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 20 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 48 hours, Wanganui District was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 4.4, 5 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 23 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 20 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 2.1 | Taranaki, 30 km NW of Whanganui, New Zealand -

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.4 | Tasman Sea, 97 km W of Whanganui, New Zealand -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand (updated )

Past 24 hours15 quakes | 5 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 7 days147 quakes | 61 quakes M2+ | 11 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 30 days766 quakes | 296 quakes M2+ | 28 quakes M3+ | 3 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+
Past 90 days2,415 quakes | 976 quakes M2+ | 82 quakes M3+ | 5 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+
Past 365 days9,174 quakes | 3,425 quakes M2+ | 337 quakes M3+ | 21 quakes M4+ | 5 quakes M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (49 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 GMT (14 quakes)
Oct 6, 2022 8:26 am (GMT +13) (Oct 5, 2022 19:26 GMT)
2.1

68 km
Taranaki, 30 km northwest of Whanganui, New Zealand More
Oct 6, 2022 6:46 am (GMT +13) (Oct 5, 2022 17:46 GMT)
1.9

12 km
Tasman Sea, 88 km north of Wellington, New Zealand More
Oct 6, 2022 6:36 am (GMT +13) (Oct 5, 2022 17:36 GMT)
1.5

26 km
63 km southeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Oct 6, 2022 6:02 am (GMT +13) (Oct 5, 2022 17:02 GMT)
2.3

21 km
87 km north of Whanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Oct 6, 2022 4:45 am (GMT +13) (Oct 5, 2022 15:45 GMT)
1.3

38 km
63 km east of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Oct 6, 2022 4:29 am (GMT +13) (Oct 5, 2022 15:29 GMT)
1.8

21 km
25 km northeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Oct 6, 2022 1:02 am (GMT +13) (Oct 5, 2022 12:02 GMT)
1.9

5 km
Tasman Sea, 35 km south of Whanganui, New Zealand More
Oct 6, 2022 12:13 am (GMT +13) (Oct 5, 2022 11:13 GMT)
1.7

38 km
8.7 km south of Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast District, Wellington, New Zealand More
Oct 5, 2022 11:22 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 5, 2022 10:22 GMT)
2.5

5 km
Tasman Sea, 134 km northwest of Wellington, New Zealand More
Oct 5, 2022 10:30 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 5, 2022 09:30 GMT)
3.5

111 km
22 km southwest of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Oct 5, 2022 9:52 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 5, 2022 08:52 GMT)
1.9

16 km
80 km north of Whanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Oct 5, 2022 9:15 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 5, 2022 08:15 GMT)
2.6

168 km
Tasman Sea, 149 km northwest of Wellington, New Zealand More
Oct 5, 2022 6:53 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 5, 2022 05:53 GMT)
1.6

28 km
3.3 km west of Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast District, Wellington, New Zealand More
Oct 5, 2022 1:39 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 5, 2022 00:39 GMT)
1.6

30 km
13 km southwest of Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand More
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 GMT (33 quakes)
Oct 5, 2022 12:08 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 4, 2022 23:08 GMT)
2.0

19 km
29 km east of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Oct 5, 2022 10:08 am (GMT +13) (Oct 4, 2022 21:08 GMT)
3.3

80 km
Tasman Sea, 79 km northeast of Nelson, New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Oct 5, 2022 8:24 am (GMT +13) (Oct 4, 2022 19:24 GMT)
2.4

15 km
71 km east of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
Oct 5, 2022 8:20 am (GMT +13) (Oct 4, 2022 19:20 GMT)
3.3

15 km
71 km east of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Oct 5, 2022 7:00 am (GMT +13) (Oct 4, 2022 18:00 GMT)
3.1

126 km
Tasman Sea, 86 km north of Nelson, New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Oct 5, 2022 6:18 am (GMT +13) (Oct 4, 2022 17:18 GMT)
2.6

138 km
9.7 km southwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand More
Oct 5, 2022 5:58 am (GMT +13) (Oct 4, 2022 16:58 GMT)
1.2

52 km
68 km southwest of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.9 x 1011 joules (80.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 69.3 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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Wanganui District Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Wanganui District?

The last earthquake in Wanganui District occurred 1 hour and 59 minutes ago: Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Taranaki, 30 km northwest of Whanganui, New Zealand, on Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 at 8:26 am (GMT +13).

How many quakes were there in Wanganui District in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand had 49 quakes up to magnitude 4.4.

What was the strongest quake in Wanganui District in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in Wanganui District in the past 48 hours occurred 1 day 22 hours ago: Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 97 km west of Whanganui, New Zealand, on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022 at 12:50 pm (GMT +13).

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