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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
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 7:47:34 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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12 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 7:09:06 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north of Taupo
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12 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 11:30:34 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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20 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 10:49:01 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south-west of Porangahau
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21 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 8:36:27 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km north-east of Hastings
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23 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 5:40:41 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km south-east of Tolaga Bay
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 12:04:09 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north of Whakatane
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 7:19:06 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 5:56:17 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 2:48:52 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km south of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Aug 19 2014, 6:46:59 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km east of Eketahuna
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Aug 19 2014, 4:20:21 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km east of Milford Sound
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 19 2014, 4:13:09 pm
Depth43 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south-west of Pongaroa
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Aug 19 2014, 2:24:32 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km south-east of Culverden
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 19 2014, 11:42:38 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north-east of Eketahuna
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 19 2014, 4:40:42 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km north-east of Turangi
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 18 2014, 11:43:15 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.1
LocationWithin 5 km of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 18 2014, 12:20:25 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km east of Blenheim
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 18 2014, 11:44:36 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Tolaga Bay
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 17 2014, 11:51:08 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.5
Location45 km north-west of Te Anau
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 17 2014, 4:11:41 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north-east of Christchurch
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 17 2014, 11:11:25 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km east of Kaikoura
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4 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTSat, Aug 16 2014, 2:51:38 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.7
Location5 km east of Christchurch
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 16 2014, 5:23:24 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-east of Christchurch
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Aug 15 2014, 8:09:18 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTFri, Aug 15 2014, 8:37:19 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.8
LocationWithin 5 km of Porangahau
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 15 2014, 1:16:37 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km south of Wellington
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 14 2014, 9:08:03 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km south-west of Porangahau
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 14 2014, 9:34:49 am
Depth47 km
Magnitude3.4
Location45 km north-west of Napier
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 14 2014, 7:24:35 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north-east of Waipukurau
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago