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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the New Zealand region over the past year:

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 5:42:30 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-east of Te Kaha
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8 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 4:48:04 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north-east of Stratford
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 20 2014, 10:46:13 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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15 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 20 2014, 9:24:36 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
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16 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 20 2014, 8:18:21 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Seddon
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17 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 20 2014, 7:45:31 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km east of Te Kaha
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18 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 20 2014, 12:33:47 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 20 2014, 8:31:59 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 20 2014, 5:55:35 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.5
Location35 km north-east of Kaikoura
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 19 2014, 11:29:15 pm
Depth87 km
Magnitude4.4
Location55 km west of Levin
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 19 2014, 11:29:14 pm
Depth104 km
Magnitude4.2
Location55 km west of Levin
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 19 2014, 8:08:38 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 19 2014, 2:38:35 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 19 2014, 12:30:54 pm
Depth70 km
Magnitude3.6
Location45 km south-west of Milford Sound
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 19 2014, 10:31:03 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north-east of Turangi
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 19 2014, 7:19:09 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 18 2014, 7:43:22 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Christchurch
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 18 2014, 2:20:06 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 18 2014, 1:59:58 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 10:13:09 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km south-east of Wairoa
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 8:34:32 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 7:38:28 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km east of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 1:57:43 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.9
Location85 km west of Snares Islands
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4 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 12:53:22 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude4.5
Location75 km west of Snares Islands
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 7:28:42 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.8
Location35 km south-west of Whanganui
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 12:04:34 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of Mount Cook
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4 days ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 9:34:54 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.9
Location85 km west of Snares Islands
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 9:33:16 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.2
LocationWithin 5 km of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 12:05:41 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 11:51:31 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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6 days ago