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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 weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 4 2015, 12:36:41 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km north-west of Turangi
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3 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 3 2015, 10:18:57 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km west of Taihape
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17 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 3 2015, 9:52:32 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km north-east of Taupo
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17 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 3 2015, 8:21:40 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km west of Taihape
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 3 2015, 6:01:46 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 3 2015, 4:51:48 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 3 2015, 1:48:57 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 11:34:46 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 7:03:40 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km north-west of Murchison
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 1:14:42 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-west of Masterton
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 10:02:12 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude4.1
Location30 km north-east of White Island
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 10:37:37 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km south-west of Christchurch
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 12:28:39 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km east of Waipukurau
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 8:25:42 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 8:01:39 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km north-east of Tolaga Bay
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 4:34:17 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-west of Christchurch
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3 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 3:18:24 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.4
Location115 km north of White Island
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3 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 2:27:08 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.5
Location10 km south-west of Christchurch
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3 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Feb 28 2015, 6:18:09 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km east of Dannevirke
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Feb 28 2015, 5:23:17 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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4 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Feb 28 2015, 3:45:32 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Feb 28 2015, 2:25:04 am
Depth52 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km south of Opunake
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Feb 27 2015, 6:26:18 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km north-east of Christchurch
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 27 2015, 3:52:26 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south-west of Hunterville
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 10:08:09 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km north-west of Wairoa
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 4:02:45 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km south-west of Culverden
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 2:48:43 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km south-west of Hastings
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 2:20:11 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 1:58:28 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km south-west of Culverden
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 10:36:52 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south-east of Taupo
Felt it?quake details...

6 days ago