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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, May 28 2015, 12:20:09 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 27 2015, 6:44:26 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.3
Location35 km south-east of Porangahau
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 27 2015, 6:41:21 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 26 2015, 4:32:15 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Napier
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 26 2015, 3:17:13 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km north-east of Christchurch
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 26 2015, 1:08:09 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 25 2015, 7:12:11 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 25 2015, 1:35:30 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km east of Tolaga Bay
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 24 2015, 9:29:03 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north of Gisborne
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 24 2015, 6:42:37 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km east of Wairoa
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 23 2015, 7:56:43 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.3
Location40 km west of Te Anau
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 23 2015, 2:23:50 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km east of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 23 2015, 9:43:13 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 23 2015, 6:03:30 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km east of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, May 23 2015, 5:40:39 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude4.5
Location45 km south-east of St Arnaud
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 23 2015, 4:21:25 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km west of Wanaka
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 22 2015, 8:36:39 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km north-west of Taihape
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 22 2015, 11:37:47 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north-west of Oxford
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 22 2015, 2:15:32 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km east of Paraparaumu
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6 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, May 21 2015, 4:09:26 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.7
Location10 km south-east of Reefton
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 21 2015, 9:43:36 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km south of Taumarunui
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 21 2015, 4:29:53 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km west of Wanaka
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 21 2015, 3:20:18 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km east of Pongaroa
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7 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 20 2015, 8:46:28 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude4.0
Location30 km north-west of Wanaka
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 20 2015, 12:43:24 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-east of Napier
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 19 2015, 10:50:58 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south of Hanmer Springs
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 19 2015, 3:53:25 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km south-east of Christchurch
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 19 2015, 3:37:32 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north-west of Oxford
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 19 2015, 7:57:51 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km west of Wanaka
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 19 2015, 5:22:11 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km south-west of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago