Latest earthquakes near Gisborne today

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List of latest earthquakes near Gisborne.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 14, 2024 06:18
(Auckland)
M 4.1 172 km NE
from Gisborne
Apr 13, 2024 04:39
(Auckland)
M 3.0 260 km W
from Gisborne
Apr 12, 2024 23:20
(Auckland)
M 3.3 172 km W
from Gisborne
Apr 12, 2024 08:20
(Auckland)
M 3.1 198 km W
from Gisborne
Apr 11, 2024 14:22
(Auckland)
M 3.0 181 km WNW
from Gisborne
Apr 11, 2024 04:00
(Auckland)
M 3.1 186 km W
from Gisborne
Apr 11, 2024 00:19
(Auckland)
M 3.2 295 km NNW
from Gisborne
Apr 10, 2024 23:42
(Auckland)
M 3.4 263 km SW
from Gisborne
Apr 10, 2024 17:00
(Auckland)
M 3.2 181 km WNW
from Gisborne
Apr 10, 2024 07:04
(Auckland)
M 3.4 224 km N
from Gisborne
Apr 9, 2024 11:23
(Auckland)
M 3.1 195 km NNW
from Gisborne
Apr 8, 2024 09:13
(Auckland)
M 3.3 289 km WSW
from Gisborne
Apr 8, 2024 03:26
(Auckland)
M 3.2 178 km W
from Gisborne
Apr 7, 2024 23:19
(Auckland)
M 3.1 159 km WNW
from Gisborne
Apr 7, 2024 10:12
(Auckland)
M 3.0 185 km WNW
from Gisborne
Apr 6, 2024 00:12
(Auckland)
M 3.2 154 km WSW
from Gisborne
Apr 5, 2024 22:52
(Auckland)
M 3.1 233 km NNW
from Gisborne
Apr 5, 2024 20:49
(Auckland)
M 3.0 146 km WSW
from Gisborne
Apr 4, 2024 14:02
(Auckland)
M 3.9 289 km WSW
from Gisborne
Apr 4, 2024 01:50
(Auckland)
M 3.0 104 km N
from Gisborne
Apr 1, 2024 08:43
(Auckland)
M 3.0 231 km N
from Gisborne
Mar 31, 2024 19:49
(Auckland)
M 3.1 88 km ENE
from Gisborne
Mar 31, 2024 12:45
(Auckland)
M 3.2 50 km SSW
from Gisborne
Mar 31, 2024 11:47
(Auckland)
M 3.2 199 km W
from Gisborne
Mar 30, 2024 23:37
(Auckland)
M 3.2 181 km WSW
from Gisborne

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Gisborne Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
132 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.1
Apr 14, 2024 06:18

Average

A total of 1328 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Gisborne in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 132 earthquakes per year, or 11 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Gisborne roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Gisborne in 2021. A total of 480 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Gisborne that year. The strongest had a 7.3 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Gisborne with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Gisborne in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Gisborne during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Gisborne (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1184 89.16%
Mag. 5 137 10.32%
Mag. 6 5 0.38%
Mag. 7 2 0.15%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Gisborne

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Mar 5, 2021 02:27.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Mar 26, 1947 08:32.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Gisborne occurred on Mar 5, 2021 02:27 local time (Pacific/Auckland timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 182 kilometers (113 mi) north-east of Gisborne, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Gisborne in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Mar 26, 1947 08:32, 46 kilometers (29 mi) north-east of Gisborne. It is the strongest earthquake near Gisborne in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Gisborne in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Gisborne.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Gisborne.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 5, 2021 02:27
(Auckland)
M 7.3 182 km NE
from Gisborne
Sep 2, 2016 04:37
(Auckland)
M 7.0 175 km NE
from Gisborne
Nov 17, 2014 11:33
(Auckland)
M 6.7 183 km NE
from Gisborne
Mar 6, 2021 13:16
(Auckland)
M 6.3 184 km NE
from Gisborne
Oct 30, 2018 15:13
(Auckland)
M 6.1 268 km W
from Gisborne
Sep 2, 2016 05:14
(Auckland)
M 6.1 196 km NNE
from Gisborne
Apr 5, 2021 19:37
(Auckland)
M 6.1 195 km NE
from Gisborne
Sep 6, 2016 03:19
(Auckland)
M 5.9 180 km NNE
from Gisborne
Nov 22, 2016 13:19
(Auckland)
M 5.9 232 km SSW
from Gisborne
Mar 14, 2020 23:05
(Auckland)
M 5.8 245 km NNE
from Gisborne

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Nearest earthquakes from Gisborne

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Gisborne. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Gisborne.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 5, 2021 16:43
(Auckland)
M 4.5 8 km NNW
from Gisborne
Apr 19, 2017 15:08
(Auckland)
M 5.0 9 km SW
from Gisborne
Nov 23, 2020 08:25
(Auckland)
M 4.4 12 km S
from Gisborne
Feb 13, 2023 19:45
(Auckland)
M 4.4 14 km WSW
from Gisborne
Feb 2, 2024 10:53
(Auckland)
M 4.0 17 km ENE
from Gisborne
Feb 6, 2015 12:02
(Auckland)
M 4.3 19 km S
from Gisborne
Dec 10, 2019 12:58
(Auckland)
M 5.2 20 km S
from Gisborne
Jun 16, 2021 10:43
(Auckland)
M 4.2 23 km N
from Gisborne
Jun 16, 2021 10:43
(Auckland)
M 4.3 28 km E
from Gisborne
Feb 6, 2015 20:15
(Auckland)
M 4.0 29 km N
from Gisborne

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Gisborne.

When was the last earthquake in Gisborne?

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Gisborne on the morning of April 14, 2024 at 06:18 local time (Pacific/Auckland). The center of this earthquake was located 172km north-east of Gisborne at a depth of 33km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Gisborne in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Gisborne?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Gisborne on the morning of March 26, 1947 at 08:32 local time (Pacific/Auckland). The center of this earthquake was located 46km east of Gisborne at a depth of 15km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Gisborne since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Gisborne?

In the past 10 years, 1328 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Gisborne. This averages to 133 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.