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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
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 11:07:55 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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4 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 6:51:25 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north-east of Whanganui
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8 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 10:38:21 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.9
Location40 km north of Oxford
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16 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 3:07:59 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km west of Taihape
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 11:38:30 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 1:55:21 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Greymouth
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 9:50:12 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km south of Taumarunui
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 8:25:27 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location35 km north-east of Karamea
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 5:14:42 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km east of Whanganui
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 3:42:04 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south-east of Pongaroa
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 3:05:54 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km east of Whanganui
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 4:15:54 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km north-east of Ohakune
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 4:14:15 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude4.0
Location20 km north-east of Ohakune
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2 days ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 8:20:01 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude5.2
Location105 km west of Snares Islands
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 10:21:39 pm
Depth39 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km west of Te Kaha
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 10:15:50 pm
Depth37 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km west of Te Kaha
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 5:09:15 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km north of Waipukurau
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 1:06:58 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 9:22:31 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km west of Arthur's Pass
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3 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 5:42:22 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.6
Location30 km north-east of Wanaka
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 12:02:29 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south of Whanganui
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 10:56:24 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km south-west of Christchurch
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 10:16:13 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 9:34:06 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.1
Location35 km south of Wairoa
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 5:53:57 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Porangahau
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 5:47:12 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 3:15:56 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 2:57:22 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km south-east of Paraparaumu
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 2:43:09 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 2:14:58 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km east of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

4 days ago