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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 moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 8:26:16 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.1
Location5 km north-west of New Plymouth
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 4:45:11 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km east of Pongaroa
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11 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 1:32:00 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south-east of Wairoa
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14 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 6:04:10 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Tolaga Bay
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21 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 27 2015, 11:48:51 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 27 2015, 6:27:49 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km north-west of Mokau
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 27 2015, 8:39:50 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-east of Ruatoria
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 27 2015, 2:53:43 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Ruatoria
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 26 2015, 8:10:36 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km west of Feilding
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 26 2015, 10:35:59 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Taupo
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 26 2015, 7:58:40 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-east of Ruatoria
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 26 2015, 4:53:03 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-east of Ruatoria
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 25 2015, 6:13:41 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.3
Location45 km south-east of St Arnaud
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 25 2015, 12:16:32 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km south-east of Ruatoria
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 25 2015, 11:21:20 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km west of Taihape
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 25 2015, 4:03:17 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km north-west of Oxford
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 25 2015, 2:35:25 am
Depth47 km
Magnitude4.1
Location45 km south-east of St Arnaud
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 25 2015, 1:34:25 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.2
Location5 km south-east of Ruatoria
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 11:14:49 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km south-east of Ruatoria
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 10:58:52 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km south-east of Ruatoria
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 6:52:21 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south-east of Ruatoria
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 6:17:02 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 6:00:32 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south-east of Ruatoria
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 5:42:13 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south-east of Ruatoria
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 4:29:29 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.3
Location45 km south-east of St Arnaud
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 3:53:35 pm
Depth36 km
Magnitude3.8
Location45 km south-east of St Arnaud
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 3:46:20 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.7
Location40 km south-east of St Arnaud
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4 days ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity strong
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 3:36:42 pm
Depth52 km
Magnitude6.2
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 4:40:01 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km south-east of Ruatoria
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 23 2015, 8:46:58 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-east of Ruatoria
Felt it?quake details...

5 days ago