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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
NZDTFri, Oct 24 2014, 8:51:22 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-west of Christchurch
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8 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 24 2014, 8:07:44 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 24 2014, 7:10:19 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south-east of Porangahau
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10 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 24 2014, 6:43:01 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south-east of Porangahau
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11 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Oct 24 2014, 6:08:58 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-east of Christchurch
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11 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 24 2014, 10:34:41 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km south-west of Wairoa
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19 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 24 2014, 10:12:10 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north-west of New Plymouth
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19 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 7:43:48 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
LocationWithin 5 km of Porangahau
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 6:11:59 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south of Christchurch
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 1:21:50 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south-west of Porangahau
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 8:56:50 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km south-west of Milford Sound
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 7:27:39 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 1:21:02 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south-west of Christchurch
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2 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 22 2014, 5:30:14 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.5
Location65 km south of Hokitika
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 22 2014, 2:22:08 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.8
Location65 km north-west of Te Anau
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 22 2014, 8:41:53 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 22 2014, 2:30:57 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south-west of White Island
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 22 2014, 12:32:46 am
Depth61 km
Magnitude3.9
Location45 km north of Te Anau
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 21 2014, 5:50:33 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km west of Reefton
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 21 2014, 2:33:26 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 21 2014, 1:33:50 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km east of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 21 2014, 1:16:58 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km east of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 7:07:42 am
Depth134 km
Magnitude5.1
Location35 km north-west of Te Anau
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 5:31:47 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km south of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 4:58:35 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 19 2014, 7:42:43 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-west of Hastings
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 19 2014, 3:06:57 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 18 2014, 12:43:45 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-west of Wanaka
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7 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 16 2014, 6:44:04 pm
Depth4 km
Magnitude4.1
Location30 km west of Dunedin
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 15 2014, 3:08:48 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north of New Plymouth
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a week ago