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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the Otago and Southland region over the past year:

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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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7 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
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a week ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Dec 2 2014, 2:04:26 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude5.8
Location160 km south-west of Snares Islands
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Dec 2 2014, 2:04:14 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude5.3
Location155 km south-west of Snares Islands
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 24 2014, 10:34:42 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south of Roxburgh
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 7:07:42 am
Depth134 km
Magnitude5.1
Location35 km north-west of Te Anau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 18 2014, 12:43:45 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Oct 16 2014, 6:44:03 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.0
Location30 km west of Dunedin
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 13 2014, 7:23:39 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude5.0
Location120 km west of Tuatapere
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Oct 13 2014, 6:13:41 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude6.2
Location140 km west of Tuatapere
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 22 2014, 12:17:38 am
Depth33 km
Magnitude5.6
Location125 km north-west of Auckland Islands
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 1:57:43 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude5.0
Location90 km west of Snares Islands
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 12:53:25 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.3
Location90 km west of Snares Islands
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 12:27:36 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.2
Location90 km west of Snares Islands
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 9:34:52 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude5.1
Location110 km west of Snares Islands
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 4:37:43 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.7
Location20 km north of Queenstown
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 1:05:50 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.2
Location100 km west of Snares Islands
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 24 2014, 3:36:25 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km south-east of Wanaka
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 11 2014, 5:11:59 pm
Depth99 km
Magnitude4.5
Location45 km south-west of Milford Sound
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 3 2014, 10:09:37 pm
Depth40 km
Magnitude4.0
Location40 km west of Twizel
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 23 2014, 8:03:26 pm
Depth118 km
Magnitude4.5
Location30 km north-west of Te Anau
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 19 2014, 9:44:32 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.5
Location70 km west of Te Anau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jun 7 2014, 7:55:41 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km south of Gore
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 31 2014, 1:57:09 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude4.5
Location125 km west of Snares Islands
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 29 2014, 3:05:17 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.3
Location35 km south-west of Invercargill
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, May 23 2014, 7:00:34 pm
Depth80 km
Magnitude5.1
Location45 km west of Te Anau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 13 2014, 12:11:22 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km south of Lumsden
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 7 2014, 9:16:47 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km west of Oamaru
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Apr 3 2014, 10:16:44 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.8
Location75 km west of Te Anau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 20 2014, 7:55:52 pm
Depth83 km
Magnitude4.2
Location60 km west of Tuatapere
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago