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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 moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 11:46:57 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.8
Location15 km south-east of Christchurch
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 7:25:19 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north-east of Masterton
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8 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 6:21:47 pm
Depth40 km
Magnitude4.3
Location30 km west of Ruatoria
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9 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 5:37:04 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.5
Location40 km west of Seddon
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10 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 5:36:01 pm
Depth43 km
Magnitude4.3
Location30 km south-east of Te Kaha
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 3:26:36 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km west of Murchison
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12 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 2:08:36 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km west of Napier
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13 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 12:55:19 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-east of Tokomaru Bay
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14 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 12:19:30 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km north of Twizel
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15 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 10:10:53 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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17 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 10:09:24 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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17 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 6:31:12 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south-east of Wairoa
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21 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 5:04:04 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
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22 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 12:32:21 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south of Dannevirke
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 6 2015, 11:25:53 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 6 2015, 6:13:59 pm
Depth56 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km south-west of Opotiki
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 6 2015, 5:46:53 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km west of Taihape
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1 day ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZSTMon, Jul 6 2015, 5:45:15 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.8
Location40 km west of Twizel
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 6 2015, 4:34:44 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.4
Location40 km west of Twizel
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 6 2015, 6:57:45 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Jul 6 2015, 12:51:57 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km west of Milford Sound
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 5 2015, 5:11:01 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km south-west of Thames
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Jul 5 2015, 3:34:58 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.2
LocationWithin 5 km of Christchurch
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 5 2015, 5:37:21 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of Wairoa
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 5 2015, 5:32:28 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-west of Castlepoint
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 5 2015, 5:31:46 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km west of Wairoa
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Jul 5 2015, 5:31:11 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km north of Ruatoria
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 5 2015, 2:35:03 am
Depth43 km
Magnitude3.2
Location30 km east of Te Kaha
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 4 2015, 6:35:20 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km west of Tolaga Bay
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 4 2015, 4:23:14 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north-east of Pongaroa
Felt it?quake details...

3 days ago