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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 light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 30 2015, 8:58:49 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.4
Location35 km east of Castlepoint
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51 mins ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 30 2015, 8:06:22 am
Depth40 km
Magnitude3.4
Location35 km south-east of Haast
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13 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Aug 30 2015, 3:01:31 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km west of Kaikoura
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18 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 30 2015, 12:27:25 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north of Taupo
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21 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 29 2015, 3:17:02 pm
Depth39 km
Magnitude3.6
Location30 km south-east of Haast
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 29 2015, 10:57:09 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km north-west of Murchison
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 29 2015, 5:05:47 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 1:56:54 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south of Kaikoura
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 27 2015, 5:45:21 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km north of Taupo
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, Aug 27 2015, 5:27:53 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 26 2015, 10:32:58 pm
Depth66 km
Magnitude3.9
Location30 km west of Blenheim
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 26 2015, 8:08:27 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north of Waipukurau
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 25 2015, 8:40:28 pm
Depth59 km
Magnitude3.7
Location20 km north-west of Picton
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5 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 25 2015, 11:27:43 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km north-west of Wanaka
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 24 2015, 4:15:52 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south of White Island
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 24 2015, 3:54:06 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-east of White Island
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Aug 24 2015, 3:51:01 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km south of White Island
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 24 2015, 3:11:10 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south-east of White Island
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 24 2015, 12:08:23 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km north-east of Taumarunui
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Aug 24 2015, 10:50:50 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km west of Masterton
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Aug 24 2015, 5:41:09 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km north of Pongaroa
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 23 2015, 6:33:42 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-west of Gisborne
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 23 2015, 11:08:47 am
Depth38 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south-west of Palmerston North
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 23 2015, 7:26:37 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south-west of Christchurch
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 22 2015, 6:51:36 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km west of Te Araroa
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 22 2015, 3:19:29 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km south-west of Twizel
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 21 2015, 11:09:12 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km west of New Plymouth
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 20 2015, 7:53:04 am
Depth2 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km south of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 19 2015, 6:51:57 am
Depth2 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south-west of Te Kaha
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 19 2015, 1:39:42 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km west of Arthur's Pass
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a week ago