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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 strong
Region intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 7:42:24 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude5.0
Location45 km north-west of Haast
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2 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 5:42:13 am
Depth1 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km north-west of Queenstown
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4 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 25 2016, 11:23:51 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km north-west of Te Araroa
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10 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 25 2016, 2:42:34 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north of Pongaroa
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 8:28:04 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km east of Waipukurau
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 12:18:09 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 8:58:06 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south-west of Haast
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 6:04:54 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 22 2016, 7:01:39 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km north of Taupo
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 22 2016, 7:00:13 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km south-west of Karamea
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 22 2016, 6:28:31 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south of Porangahau
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 22 2016, 5:22:10 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 21 2016, 7:22:28 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km south of Collingwood
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 21 2016, 2:06:33 am
Depth45 km
Magnitude3.3
Location30 km north of Kaikoura
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 20 2016, 7:29:47 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Christchurch
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 20 2016, 2:01:38 am
Depth45 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km east of Waipukurau
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 19 2016, 5:20:10 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.7
Location30 km east of Napier
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 19 2016, 5:07:13 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-east of Christchurch
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 19 2016, 2:50:39 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km north-west of Tolaga Bay
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 18 2016, 7:52:56 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km north of Taupo
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 18 2016, 6:56:13 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-west of Tolaga Bay
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 18 2016, 3:13:08 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km south-west of Arthur's Pass
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 18 2016, 1:30:22 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 17 2016, 2:42:40 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude4.6
Location135 km north-west of Snares Islands
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 16 2016, 8:31:02 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km south-east of Te Aroha
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 16 2016, 6:29:29 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.4
Location100 km west of Snares Islands
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 15 2016, 10:22:26 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of Pongaroa
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 15 2016, 10:21:16 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km north-west of Ruatoria
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 15 2016, 10:19:14 pm
Depth37 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km north-west of Ruatoria
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 15 2016, 10:15:56 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km west of Hanmer Springs
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago