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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
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 6:10:54 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.1
Location35 km south-west of Taumarunui
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54 mins ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 2:49:00 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south-west of Te Kuiti
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4 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 12:48:54 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km east of Murupara
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6 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 8:36:19 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 6:58:42 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south of Christchurch
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12 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Mar 28 2015, 3:44:25 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south of Timaru
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 5:42:26 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km west of Oxford
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 6:11:47 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km north of Levin
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 2:12:38 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.1
Location5 km south-east of Hanmer Springs
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 26 2015, 3:28:48 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north-east of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 26 2015, 3:12:29 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north of Hanmer Springs
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 26 2015, 6:08:19 am
Depth44 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km north-west of Te Araroa
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 24 2015, 8:53:45 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km west of Tolaga Bay
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 24 2015, 7:40:34 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km east of Milford Sound
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 24 2015, 11:27:50 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.7
Location60 km south-west of Waverley
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 24 2015, 9:51:05 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km west of Tolaga Bay
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 24 2015, 6:47:45 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km west of Tolaga Bay
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 24 2015, 3:38:53 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km west of Tolaga Bay
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 23 2015, 2:59:34 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Mar 23 2015, 7:06:30 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude4.1
Location45 km east of St Arnaud
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 23 2015, 2:16:14 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km south-east of St Arnaud
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 22 2015, 9:30:08 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km west of Christchurch
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 22 2015, 7:07:16 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km west of Opunake
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 22 2015, 6:53:31 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.9
Location15 km north of Cambridge
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 22 2015, 10:22:52 am
Depth37 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km north-west of Fairlie
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 22 2015, 9:52:10 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km south of Oxford
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 22 2015, 1:47:19 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude1.9
LocationWithin 5 km of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Mar 21 2015, 3:02:03 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km north-east of Whanganui
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Mar 21 2015, 12:58:35 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km north of Ruatoria
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Mar 21 2015, 12:52:46 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north of Ruatoria
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago