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

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  • Public Id: 2014p549834
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 10:31:37 pm
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 15 km west of Oxford
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p531144
  • NZST: Thursday, July 17 2014 at 12:33:34 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 15 km north-west of Twizel
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p523390
  • NZST: Monday, July 14 2014 at 3:42:20 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 6 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 15 km west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p521982
  • NZST: Sunday, July 13 2014 at 3:12:31 pm
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 15 km west of Oxford
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p518950
  • NZST: Saturday, July 12 2014 at 12:16:52 pm
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 20 km north-west of Methven
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p518807
  • NZST: Saturday, July 12 2014 at 11:00:29 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 15 km south-west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p514019
  • NZST: Thursday, July 10 2014 at 4:29:37 pm
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 20 km west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p509324
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 8 2014 at 10:48:09 pm
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 6 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 20 km south-east of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p507097
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 8 2014 at 3:01:25 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 6 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 5 km north-west of Hanmer Springs
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p503369
  • NZST: Sunday, July 6 2014 at 5:55:05 pm
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 2 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p490214
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 1 2014 at 9:06:29 pm
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 15 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 25 km west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p489583
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 1 2014 at 3:29:56 pm
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 6 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p483531
  • NZST: Sunday, June 29 2014 at 9:45:36 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 6 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 10 km west of Methven
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p482154
  • NZST: Saturday, June 28 2014 at 9:31:49 pm
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 10 km east of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p473589
  • NZST: Wednesday, June 25 2014 at 5:28:17 pm
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 3 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 5 km east of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p469134
  • NZST: Tuesday, June 24 2014 at 1:54:36 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 5 km south-west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p466743
  • NZST: Monday, June 23 2014 at 4:40:52 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 15 km east of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p462032
  • NZST: Saturday, June 21 2014 at 10:50:41 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 25 km west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p459231
  • NZST: Friday, June 20 2014 at 9:58:22 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 10 km south-east of Oxford
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p456652
  • NZST: Thursday, June 19 2014 at 11:04:11 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 38 km
  • Magnitude: 4.3
  • Location: 45 km south-east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p453170
  • NZST: Wednesday, June 18 2014 at 4:09:17 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 15 km south-west of Twizel
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p448621
  • NZST: Monday, June 16 2014 at 11:45:20 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 20 km east of Kaikoura
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p446361
  • NZST: Sunday, June 15 2014 at 3:41:13 pm
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 15 km south-east of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p444271
  • NZST: Saturday, June 14 2014 at 9:07:55 pm
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 15 km south-west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p442328
  • NZST: Saturday, June 14 2014 at 3:52:46 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 10 km east of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p437966
  • NZST: Thursday, June 12 2014 at 1:08:28 pm
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 20 km north-west of Oxford
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p436727
  • NZST: Thursday, June 12 2014 at 2:08:35 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 6 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 10 km east of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p436553
  • NZST: Thursday, June 12 2014 at 12:35:35 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 5 km south of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p430526
  • NZST: Monday, June 9 2014 at 7:04:41 pm
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 15 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 10 km north-west of Ashburton
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p426273
  • NZST: Sunday, June 8 2014 at 5:18:30 am
  • Canterbury region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Kaikoura
  • Felt it?

weeks ago