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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 weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 7:43:09 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.8
Location20 km west of Wanaka
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20 mins ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 7:41:49 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.7
Location20 km west of Wanaka
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21 mins ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 7:29:39 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.8
Location20 km north-west of Wanaka
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33 mins ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 7:15:17 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.0
Location20 km north-west of Wanaka
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48 mins ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 6:48:08 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km west of Wanaka
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1 hour ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 6:35:16 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km north-west of Wanaka
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1 hour ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 6:26:46 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km west of Wanaka
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 6:02:26 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km west of Wanaka
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2 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 5:36:47 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km north-west of Wanaka
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 4:21:19 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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3 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 4:12:28 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km north-west of Wanaka
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3 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 2:36:58 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km north-west of Wanaka
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5 hours ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity moderate
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 2:29:10 pm
Depth4 km
Magnitude5.8
Location30 km north-west of Wanaka
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5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 11:24:54 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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8 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 11:05:05 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.6
Location30 km south-west of Wellington
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8 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 8:16:31 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km east of Karamea
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11 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 3 2015, 9:29:35 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north of Hanmer Springs
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22 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 3 2015, 7:35:36 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, May 3 2015, 6:46:42 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.2
Location15 km east of Arthur's Pass
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 3 2015, 5:36:23 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km south of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, May 2 2015, 5:50:48 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.2
Location5 km south-east of Ruatoria
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 2 2015, 12:54:06 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.6
Location20 km west of Te Kaha
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 2 2015, 1:48:51 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km west of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 1 2015, 12:52:37 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km north-east of Culverden
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 30 2015, 12:25:14 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Seddon
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4 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 8:26:16 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.1
Location5 km north-west of New Plymouth
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 4:45:11 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km east of Pongaroa
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 1:32:00 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south-east of Wairoa
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 6:04:10 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Tolaga Bay
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 27 2015, 11:48:51 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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6 days ago