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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, Nov 21 2014, 5:31:10 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km south-east of Porangahau
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 4:55:35 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Seddon
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4 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 1:37:37 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-west of Porangahau
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7 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 9:24:24 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km north-east of Christchurch
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11 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 8:09:32 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km east of Ruatoria
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13 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 6:34:10 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-east of Oxford
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14 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 4:44:57 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north-west of Wellington
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16 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 1:53:43 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude4.5
Location135 km east of Te Araroa
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19 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 12:42:49 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km north-west of White Island
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20 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 11:52:58 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km west of Taihape
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21 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 10:38:09 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km north of White Island
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22 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Nov 19 2014, 9:28:47 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Nov 19 2014, 7:40:48 pm
Depth50 km
Magnitude4.7
Location160 km east of Te Araroa
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Nov 19 2014, 6:20:31 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km south of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Nov 19 2014, 6:34:19 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north of Oxford
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Nov 19 2014, 3:23:19 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Nov 19 2014, 3:19:42 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Nov 18 2014, 12:16:47 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.8
Location35 km north-east of Karamea
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Nov 18 2014, 4:20:34 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Nov 18 2014, 2:54:06 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Nov 18 2014, 12:53:55 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km south-west of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Nov 17 2014, 5:25:44 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km west of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 17 2014, 12:28:35 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.7
Location35 km south-west of Haast
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3 days ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Nov 17 2014, 11:33:17 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude6.5
Location155 km east of Te Araroa
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 17 2014, 10:59:07 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south of Greymouth
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 16 2014, 6:07:49 pm
Depth45 km
Magnitude3.9
Location40 km east of Waipukurau
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 16 2014, 4:45:24 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north-west of Te Kaha
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 16 2014, 2:45:06 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km west of Martinborough
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 16 2014, 5:21:25 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km south-west of Tolaga Bay
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 16 2014, 2:24:50 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km west of Turangi
Felt it?quake details...

5 days ago