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

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

The largest earthquake in Wellington, New Zealand:


A

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2018-10-30 02:13:39 UTC at 02:13
October 30, 2018 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -39.054, 174.977
64.2 km from Waitara (39.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 227 km

B

6.5 magnitude earthquake

2016-11-14 00:34:22 UTC at 00:34
November 14, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -42.586, 173.284
39.2 km from Kaikoura (24.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 10 km

C

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2016-11-13 13:31:26 UTC at 13:31
November 13, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -42.291, 173.693
10.2 km from Kaikoura (6.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 8 km

D

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2016-11-13 11:52:45 UTC at 11:52
November 13, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -42.199, 173.614
17.2 km from Kaikoura (10.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 16 km

E

6.5 magnitude earthquake

2016-11-13 11:32:07 UTC at 11:32
November 13, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -42.254, 173.63
28.2 km from Kaikoura (17.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 10 km

F

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

G

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2015-04-24 03:36:42 UTC at 03:36
April 24, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -42.06, 173.007
67.2 km from Kaikoura (42.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 48 km

H

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2014-01-20 02:52:44 UTC at 02:52
January 20, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -40.66, 175.814
35.2 km from Masterton (22.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 28 km

I

6.5 magnitude earthquake

2013-08-16 02:31:05 UTC at 02:31
August 16, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -41.734, 174.152
29.2 km from Blenheim (18.2 miles)

Cook Strait, New Zealand

Depth: 8 km

J

6.5 magnitude earthquake

2013-07-21 05:09:31 UTC at 05:09
July 21, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -41.704, 174.337
38.2 km from Blenheim (23.2 miles)

Cook Strait, New Zealand

Depth: 17 km



A

6.3 magnitude earthquake

2012-12-07 18:19:06 UTC at 18:19
December 07, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -38.428, 176.067
27.2 km from Tokoroa (17.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 163 km

B

6.3 magnitude earthquake

2012-07-03 10:36:15 UTC at 10:36
July 03, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -40.023, 173.756
63.2 km from Opunake (39.2 miles)

Cook Strait, New Zealand

Depth: 229 km

C

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2011-02-21 23:51:42 UTC at 23:51
February 21, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -43.583, 172.68
6.2 km from Christchurch (4.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 5 km

D

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

E

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

F

6.6 magnitude earthquake

2007-12-20 07:55:15 UTC at 07:55
December 20, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -39.011, 178.291
46.2 km from Gisborne (29.2 miles)

E. Coast Of N. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 20 km

G
1999-10-25 20:31:42 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 158 km depth
Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand

6.2 magnitude earthquake

1999-10-25 20:31:42 UTC at 20:31
October 25, 1999 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -38.699, 175.803
24.2 km from Taupo (15.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 158 km

H

6.2 magnitude earthquake

1995-11-24 06:18:56 UTC at 06:18
November 24, 1995 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -42.984, 171.793
47.2 km from Oxford (29.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 10 km

I

6.5 magnitude earthquake

1995-02-10 01:45:03 UTC at 01:45
February 10, 1995 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.855, 178.602
102.2 km from Gisborne (63.2 miles)

E. Coast Of N. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 28 km

J

6.0 magnitude earthquake

1994-06-19 13:43:51 UTC at 13:43
June 19, 1994 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -43.273, 171.611
40.2 km from Methven (24.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 10 km



A

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

B

6.4 magnitude earthquake

1993-08-10 09:46:35 UTC at 09:46
August 10, 1993 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -38.52, 177.553
41.2 km from Gisborne (26.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 14 km

C

6.2 magnitude earthquake

1992-06-21 17:43:08 UTC at 17:43
June 21, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.689, 176.861
31.2 km from Whakatane (19.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 10 km

D

6.0 magnitude earthquake

1992-05-27 22:30:35 UTC at 22:30
May 27, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -41.616, 173.727
21.2 km from Blenheim (13.2 miles)

Cook Strait, New Zealand

Depth: 84 km

E

6.4 magnitude earthquake

1990-05-13 04:23:09 UTC at 04:23
May 13, 1990 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -40.296, 176.064
39.2 km from Palmerston North (24.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 20 km

F

6.3 magnitude earthquake

1990-02-19 05:34:37 UTC at 05:34
February 19, 1990 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -40.347, 176.102
41.2 km from Palmerston North (25.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 24 km

G

6.0 magnitude earthquake

1990-02-10 03:27:41 UTC at 03:27
February 10, 1990 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -42.343, 172.798
73.2 km from Kaikoura (45.2 miles)

South Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 9 km

H

6.5 magnitude earthquake

1987-03-02 01:42:34 UTC at 01:42
March 02, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.965, 176.765
6.2 km from Edgecumbe (3.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 19 km

I

6.5 magnitude earthquake

1987-03-02 01:42:00 UTC at 01:42
March 02, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.965, 176.765
6.2 km from Edgecumbe (3.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 6 km

J

6.0 magnitude earthquake

1985-07-19 14:34:01 UTC at 14:34
July 19, 1985 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -38.778, 176.973
41.2 km from Murupara (26.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 51 km