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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
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 12:05:41 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 11:51:31 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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4 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 11:22:09 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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4 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 3:21:29 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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12 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 2:35:49 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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13 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 11:16:17 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Seddon
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16 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 8:11:25 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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19 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 6:45:28 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north-west of Taupo
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21 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 6:41:23 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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21 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 4:05:02 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km west of Taupo
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23 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 2:31:00 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 3:33:54 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north-east of Castlepoint
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 3:33:39 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north-east of Hastings
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1 day ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 13 2014, 8:11:12 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.6
Location80 km west of Te Anau
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 8:52:35 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km east of Amberley
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 6:39:26 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km south of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 6:34:47 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north-east of Hanmer Springs
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 2:55:11 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 1:36:01 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
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3 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 12:18:11 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude4.3
Location15 km east of Amberley
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3 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 10:02:58 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.8
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 6:26:10 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km east of Waverley
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 3:53:18 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Amberley
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 11 2014, 10:54:06 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.1
LocationWithin 5 km of White Island
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 11 2014, 8:30:40 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 11 2014, 1:15:47 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km east of Porangahau
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 11 2014, 9:12:07 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Seddon
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 11 2014, 2:22:27 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 10 2014, 9:11:34 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.2
Location30 km south-west of Whanganui
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 10 2014, 3:39:15 am
Depth51 km
Magnitude3.5
Location40 km north-west of Wellington
Felt it?quake details...

5 days ago