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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
NZDTMon, Jan 26 2015, 10:16:31 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km east of Whanganui
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 26 2015, 9:07:25 pm
Depth57 km
Magnitude3.5
Location45 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 26 2015, 5:56:44 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km east of Hanmer Springs
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13 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 26 2015, 5:26:31 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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13 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 26 2015, 11:33:23 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south of Seddon
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19 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 26 2015, 11:13:53 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.7
Location75 km west of Te Anau
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20 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 26 2015, 3:06:36 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km east of Rotorua
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 25 2015, 9:34:24 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km west of Ruatoria
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 25 2015, 6:28:27 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km east of Wairoa
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 25 2015, 5:23:13 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km west of Murupara
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 25 2015, 10:06:57 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south-west of Rotorua
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 25 2015, 8:46:03 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-west of Christchurch
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 25 2015, 7:28:04 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-west of Christchurch
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 24 2015, 9:44:58 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 24 2015, 12:56:59 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km north of Gisborne
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 24 2015, 6:55:19 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 23 2015, 7:51:19 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km west of Hunterville
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 23 2015, 2:20:49 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km west of Martinborough
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 23 2015, 6:22:08 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.1
Location40 km south-east of Wairoa
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 22 2015, 9:21:33 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Methven
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 21 2015, 9:29:46 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south-west of Christchurch
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 20 2015, 12:05:31 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 19 2015, 1:03:58 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north-east of Murchison
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 19 2015, 10:45:41 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.8
Location30 km east of Milford Sound
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 19 2015, 10:27:22 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 19 2015, 5:25:58 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Ruatoria
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 19 2015, 4:50:50 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 18 2015, 6:06:31 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km west of Gisborne
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 18 2015, 3:11:27 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.2
LocationWithin 5 km of Oxford
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 17 2015, 2:28:09 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago