New Zealand has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 0 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 1 earthquake in the past 30 days
  • 43 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in New Zealand:

Earthquake Alerts via Twitter:


A

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1989-05-23 10:54:46 UTC at 10:54
May 23, 1989 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -52.341, 160.568
851.2 km from Bluff (528.2 miles)

Macquarie Island

Depth: 10 km

B

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1917-05-01 18:26:20 UTC at 18:26
May 01, 1917 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.08, -176.461
959.2 km from Opotiki (596.2 miles)

Kermadec Islands

Depth: 15 km

C

8.1 magnitude earthquake

2004-12-23 14:59:04 UTC at 14:59
December 23, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -49.312, 161.345
598.2 km from Riverton (371.2 miles)

North Of Macquarie Island

Depth: 10 km

D

7.8 magnitude earthquake

2009-07-15 09:22:29 UTC at 09:22
July 15, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -45.762, 166.562
97.2 km from Te Anau (60.2 miles)

W. Coast Of S. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 12 km

E

7.8 magnitude earthquake

2016-11-13 11:02:56 UTC at 11:02
November 13, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -42.757, 173.077
53.2 km from Amberley (33.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 23 km

F

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1981-05-25 05:25:14 UTC at 05:25
May 25, 1981 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -48.786, 164.357
384.2 km from Bluff (239.2 miles)

W. Coast Of S. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 33 km

G

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1945-09-01 22:44:11 UTC at 22:44
September 01, 1945 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -46.939, 166.022
166.2 km from Riverton (103.2 miles)

W. Coast Of S. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 20 km

H

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-12 10:25:22 UTC at 10:25
October 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -46.675, 165.707
180.2 km from Riverton (112.2 miles)

W. Coast Of S. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 33 km

I

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1931-02-02 22:46:52 UTC at 22:46
February 02, 1931 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -39.659, 176.42
36.2 km from Hastings (22.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 35 km

J

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1929-06-16 22:47:30 UTC at 22:47
June 16, 1929 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -41.982, 172.397
70.2 km from Westport (43.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 20 km