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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 moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTWed, Oct 1 2014, 4:29:55 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.0
Location5 km north-west of Oxford
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20 mins ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Sep 29 2014, 11:05:10 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km east of Wairoa
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Sep 29 2014, 5:42:41 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km west of Te Anau
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Sep 28 2014, 3:41:04 pm
Depth56 km
Magnitude3.7
Location25 km north of Taihape
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Sep 28 2014, 12:29:23 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-west of Christchurch
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 27 2014, 2:43:48 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km east of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 27 2014, 8:28:03 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 26 2014, 7:04:17 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.3
Location30 km south-east of Tokomaru Bay
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 26 2014, 5:45:46 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 26 2014, 3:30:08 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km west of Oxford
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 25 2014, 3:26:27 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km north-west of Murchison
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 25 2014, 1:38:54 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.1
LocationWithin 5 km of Waipukurau
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 25 2014, 6:12:31 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km west of Tokomaru Bay
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 25 2014, 3:38:44 am
Depth37 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km east of Paraparaumu
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 24 2014, 10:26:38 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 24 2014, 9:54:34 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km south-west of Twizel
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 24 2014, 5:11:29 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-west of Hastings
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 10:20:16 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km west of Porangahau
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 7:54:09 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.8
Location30 km south-east of Pongaroa
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 6:23:24 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km west of Pongaroa
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 3:47:54 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 3:24:12 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.7
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 7:51:58 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 3:45:50 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-east of Kaikoura
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 3:32:06 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity strong
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 2:41:38 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude5.2
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity strong
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 2:41:22 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude5.5
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 12:06:46 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude3.8
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 22 2014, 2:15:05 pm
Depth41 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km south-east of Hastings
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Sep 22 2014, 8:35:13 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km east of Kaikoura
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a week ago