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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, Jul 5 2015, 5:11:01 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km south-west of Thames
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4 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Jul 5 2015, 3:34:58 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.2
Location5 km east of Christchurch
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5 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 5 2015, 5:37:21 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of Wairoa
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15 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 5 2015, 5:32:28 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-west of Castlepoint
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15 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 5 2015, 5:31:46 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km west of Wairoa
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15 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Jul 5 2015, 5:31:11 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km north of Ruatoria
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15 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 5 2015, 2:35:03 am
Depth43 km
Magnitude3.2
Location30 km east of Te Kaha
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18 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 4 2015, 6:35:20 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km west of Tolaga Bay
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 4 2015, 4:23:14 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north-east of Pongaroa
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 4 2015, 11:47:49 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km west of Milford Sound
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 4 2015, 5:25:05 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km north of Taupo
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 4 2015, 3:33:29 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 4 2015, 12:48:50 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north of Taupo
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Jul 3 2015, 11:58:42 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.7
Location10 km north of Taupo
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 3 2015, 9:30:40 pm
Depth4 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south of Christchurch
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 3 2015, 7:18:39 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km west of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 3 2015, 8:25:09 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude5.1
Location125 km west of Tuatapere
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Jul 3 2015, 5:09:08 am
Depth48 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km north-east of Pongaroa
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 2 2015, 3:16:33 pm
Depth44 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km south-west of Whanganui
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 1 2015, 10:29:35 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-west of New Plymouth
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 1 2015, 8:04:08 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Martinborough
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 1 2015, 6:58:17 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north-west of Hanmer Springs
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 1 2015, 9:06:54 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south of Christchurch
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 1 2015, 6:04:22 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south-west of New Plymouth
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jun 30 2015, 9:51:41 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km south-west of Taumarunui
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jun 30 2015, 12:07:13 pm
Depth39 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km south-east of Hastings
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5 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Jun 30 2015, 3:25:26 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.0
Location45 km north-west of Twizel
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jun 30 2015, 3:14:51 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km west of Tolaga Bay
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 29 2015, 11:28:05 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 29 2015, 11:23:53 pm
Depth4 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south of Christchurch
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5 days ago