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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
NZDTFri, Dec 19 2014, 2:27:34 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-west of Taupo
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43 mins ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 19 2014, 2:45:46 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km north-west of Gisborne
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12 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 10:36:34 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km east of Hokitika
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 6:42:46 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.9
Location65 km west of Te Anau
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Dec 17 2014, 11:13:15 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km south-west of Napier
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Dec 17 2014, 5:10:14 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km south of Christchurch
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Dec 17 2014, 4:10:36 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km south-east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Dec 17 2014, 1:26:08 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km east of Reefton
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Dec 17 2014, 6:18:22 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Dec 16 2014, 2:38:05 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km north-west of Hastings
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Dec 16 2014, 8:00:32 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south of Ohakune
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Dec 15 2014, 4:46:31 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km east of Reefton
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3 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Dec 15 2014, 10:58:23 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.4
Location30 km west of Milford Sound
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4 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Dec 15 2014, 3:46:38 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.9
Location55 km west of Milford Sound
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4 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Dec 15 2014, 2:41:31 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.4
Location55 km west of Milford Sound
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4 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 14 2014, 9:53:18 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.4
Location25 km west of Christchurch
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 14 2014, 5:41:23 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 14 2014, 2:07:52 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north of Ranfurly
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Dec 14 2014, 12:17:31 pm
Depth36 km
Magnitude3.7
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 14 2014, 11:45:19 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 14 2014, 12:15:18 am
Depth56 km
Magnitude3.9
Location35 km north-west of Wellington
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 13 2014, 2:37:55 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 13 2014, 2:36:43 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 13 2014, 12:53:53 pm
Depth40 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-west of Wellington
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 13 2014, 12:11:32 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Greymouth
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6 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 13 2014, 9:30:01 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km south of Te Kaha
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 13 2014, 4:16:49 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-west of Mokau
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6 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSat, Dec 13 2014, 2:37:04 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.5
Location25 km south-west of Christchurch
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 13 2014, 12:15:20 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km west of Ohakune
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6 days ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 12 2014, 9:02:11 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude5.0
Location115 km north-west of Snares Islands
Felt it?quake details...

6 days ago