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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the New Zealand region over the past year:

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  • Public Id: 2014p306788
  • NZST: Friday, April 25 2014 at 12:16:40 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 7 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: Within 5 km of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

3 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p304506
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 4:00:56 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 32 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 10 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303971
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 11:15:49 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 5 km south of Seddon
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303920
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 10:48:49 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 15 km
  • Magnitude: 3.6
  • Location: 15 km south-east of Porangahau
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302845
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 1:16:17 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 30 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 10 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302611
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 11:11:15 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 23 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 20 km north-east of Stratford
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302027
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 6:00:02 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 15 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 5 km south-west of Porangahau
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p300960
  • NZST: Tuesday, April 22 2014 at 8:31:47 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 44 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Hastings
  • Felt it?

2 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p299680
  • NZST: Tuesday, April 22 2014 at 9:09:31 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 5 km south of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

2 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p299165
  • NZST: Tuesday, April 22 2014 at 4:35:16 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 36 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 10 km south of Hastings
  • Felt it?

2 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p298774
  • NZST: Tuesday, April 22 2014 at 1:07:13 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Taumarunui
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p298179
  • NZST: Monday, April 21 2014 at 7:49:58 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 32 km
  • Magnitude: 3.5
  • Location: 20 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p297022
  • NZST: Monday, April 21 2014 at 9:33:30 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 10 km south of Haast
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p296085
  • NZST: Monday, April 21 2014 at 1:14:12 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 12 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 15 km north-west of Levin
  • Felt it?

4 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p293444
  • NZST: Sunday, April 20 2014 at 1:47:10 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 12 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 15 km south-west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p290451
  • NZST: Friday, April 18 2014 at 11:12:38 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 38 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 15 km west of Te Kaha
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p290280
  • NZST: Friday, April 18 2014 at 9:41:35 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 10 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p290202
  • NZST: Friday, April 18 2014 at 8:59:51 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 32 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 5 km south of Gisborne
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p288244
  • NZST: Friday, April 18 2014 at 3:36:49 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 39 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 25 km north-west of Te Araroa
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p288159
  • NZST: Friday, April 18 2014 at 2:51:32 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 5 km north of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p287522
  • NZST: Thursday, April 17 2014 at 9:12:04 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 41 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 5 km east of Picton
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p287178
  • NZST: Thursday, April 17 2014 at 6:08:27 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 30 km south of Wairoa
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p286307
  • NZST: Thursday, April 17 2014 at 10:24:34 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 15 km south-west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p286266
  • NZST: Thursday, April 17 2014 at 10:02:34 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 10 km east of Ruatoria
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p286196
  • NZST: Thursday, April 17 2014 at 9:25:27 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 15 km north-west of Tokomaru Bay
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p285965
  • NZST: Thursday, April 17 2014 at 7:22:40 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 3.3
  • Location: 5 km south of Seddon
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p285431
  • NZST: Thursday, April 17 2014 at 2:38:02 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 10 km north-west of Hanmer Springs
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p284814
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 9:09:24 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 20 km south-west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283998
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 1:54:14 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 10 km south-east of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p282854
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 3:44:52 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

a week ago