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
  • 197 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



A

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1931-02-13 01:27:27 UTC at 01:27
February 13, 1931 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -39.482, 176.216
47.2 km from Waiouru (29.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 45 km

B

7.2 magnitude earthquake

2003-08-21 12:12:49 UTC at 12:12
August 21, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -45.104, 167.144
56.2 km from Te Anau (35.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 28 km

C

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1968-05-23 17:24:18 UTC at 17:24
May 23, 1968 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -41.659, 172.02
36.2 km from Westport (22.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 20 km

D

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1934-03-05 11:46:22 UTC at 11:46
March 05, 1934 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -40.497, 175.171
11.2 km from Foxton (7.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 35 km

E

7.1 magnitude earthquake

2001-08-21 06:52:06 UTC at 06:52
August 21, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -36.813, -179.575
295.2 km from Gisborne (183.2 miles)

East Of North Island, New Zealand

Depth: 33 km

F

7.1 magnitude earthquake

2004-11-22 20:26:23 UTC at 20:26
November 22, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -46.676, 164.721
255.2 km from Riverton (158.2 miles)

W. Coast Of S. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 10 km

G

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1995-02-05 22:51:05 UTC at 22:51
February 05, 1995 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.759, 178.752
118.2 km from Gisborne (73.2 miles)

E. Coast Of N. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 21 km

H

7.1 magnitude earthquake

2016-09-01 16:37:57 UTC at 16:37
September 01, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.401, 179.055
167.2 km from Gisborne (104.2 miles)

E. Coast Of N. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 19 km

I

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2010-09-03 16:35:47 UTC at 16:35
September 03, 2010 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -43.522, 171.83
19.2 km from Methven (11.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 12 km

J

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1993-08-10 00:51:53 UTC at 00:51
August 10, 1993 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -45.277, 166.927
63.2 km from Te Anau (39.2 miles)

W. Coast Of S. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 28 km



A

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1947-03-25 20:32:37 UTC at 20:32
March 25, 1947 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -38.951, 177.562
19.2 km from Wairoa (11.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 165 km

B

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1938-12-16 17:21:23 UTC at 17:21
December 16, 1938 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -45.737, 167.214
52.2 km from Te Anau (32.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 15 km

C

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1942-06-24 11:16:30 UTC at 11:16
June 24, 1942 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -41.186, 175.868
30.2 km from Masterton (19.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 15 km

D

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1929-03-09 10:50:30 UTC at 10:50
March 09, 1929 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -42.968, 172.03
38.2 km from Oxford (24.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 20 km

E

6.9 magnitude earthquake

1932-09-15 13:54:56 UTC at 13:54
September 15, 1932 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -39.191, 178.081
60.2 km from Gisborne (37.2 miles)

E. Coast Of N. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 15 km

F

6.8 magnitude earthquake

2007-10-15 12:29:34 UTC at 12:29
October 15, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -44.796, 167.553
70.2 km from Te Anau (43.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 18 km

G

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1994-06-18 03:25:15 UTC at 03:25
June 18, 1994 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -42.963, 171.658
56.2 km from Oxford (35.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 13 km

H

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1984-12-30 21:36:56 UTC at 21:36
December 30, 1984 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -36.663, 177.512
150.2 km from Opotiki (93.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 39 km

I

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1970-01-08 17:12:41 UTC at 17:12
January 08, 1970 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -34.85, 178.782
354.2 km from Whitianga (220.2 miles)

E. Coast Of N. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 199 km

J

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1954-01-12 14:20:33 UTC at 14:20
January 12, 1954 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -48.691, 164.903
347.2 km from Bluff (215.2 miles)

W. Coast Of S. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 35 km