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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 moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 25 2015, 11:27:43 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km north-west of Wanaka
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Aug 16 2015, 5:29:52 am
Depth33 km
Magnitude4.7
Location85 km west of Snares Islands
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weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 12 2015, 3:30:43 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north-west of Palmerston
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weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 6 2015, 6:56:15 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-east of Wanaka
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 4 2015, 10:27:08 am
Depth33 km
Magnitude4.6
Location155 km west of Snares Islands
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 26 2015, 11:55:28 am
Depth33 km
Magnitude4.1
Location105 km west of Snares Islands
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 11 2015, 3:02:18 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude4.2
Location70 km west of Snares Islands
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Jul 10 2015, 2:26:09 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude4.9
Location80 km west of Snares Islands
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Jul 6 2015, 5:45:15 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude5.0
Location35 km west of Twizel
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 3 2015, 8:25:09 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude5.1
Location125 km west of Tuatapere
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jun 30 2015, 3:25:26 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.0
Location45 km north-west of Twizel
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jun 28 2015, 12:05:50 am
Depth33 km
Magnitude3.9
Location40 km west of Snares Islands
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Jun 9 2015, 6:13:39 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.9
Location25 km north-west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Jun 1 2015, 11:18:00 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.7
Location30 km west of Dunedin
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 1 2015, 3:31:35 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km north-west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 21 2015, 4:29:53 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 20 2015, 8:46:28 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude4.0
Location30 km north-west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 19 2015, 7:57:51 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 12 2015, 7:06:17 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 12 2015, 12:09:47 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 9 2015, 5:30:09 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.6
Location30 km north-west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 8 2015, 7:21:31 pm
Depth3 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km north-west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 7 2015, 9:44:42 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.7
Location30 km north-west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 7 2015, 5:32:44 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km north-west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, May 7 2015, 4:23:53 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude5.3
Location55 km north-west of Milford Sound
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weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 5 2015, 4:13:16 pm
Depth4 km
Magnitude4.0
Location30 km north-west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 5 2015, 5:19:58 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 5 2015, 12:18:52 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 11:12:05 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.7
Location30 km north-west of Wanaka
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 7:43:08 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.9
Location30 km north-west of Wanaka
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago