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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
NZDTThu, Nov 27 2014, 8:12:37 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north-west of White Island
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5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 27 2014, 6:29:26 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-west of White Island
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7 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 27 2014, 3:50:17 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north of Taupo
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 27 2014, 3:33:24 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north of Taupo
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10 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Nov 27 2014, 1:34:10 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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12 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 27 2014, 10:58:53 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north-east of Ruatoria
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15 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 27 2014, 9:02:29 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km east of Ruatoria
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16 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 27 2014, 3:32:00 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km south-west of Haast
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22 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Nov 26 2014, 1:38:03 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km north of Hanmer Springs
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Nov 25 2014, 9:07:59 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-east of Christchurch
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2 days 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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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 24 2014, 8:09:50 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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3 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 24 2014, 12:36:57 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude4.7
Location135 km east of Te Araroa
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 23 2014, 11:06:40 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Greymouth
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4 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 23 2014, 2:57:49 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude4.4
Location95 km north of White Island
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 23 2014, 10:45:30 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 23 2014, 2:02:53 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km north of Taupo
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Nov 22 2014, 4:32:08 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km west of Porangahau
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Nov 22 2014, 5:03:43 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km north-west of Opunake
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 9:35:36 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km north of Waipukurau
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 5:06:00 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-west of Porangahau
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 5:31:12 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km west of Porangahau
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 4:55:35 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 1:37:37 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-west of Porangahau
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 9:24:24 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km north-east of Christchurch
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 8:09:32 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km east of Ruatoria
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 6:34:10 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-east of Oxford
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 4:44:57 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north-west of Wellington
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7 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 1:53:43 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude4.5
Location135 km east of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Nov 20 2014, 12:42:49 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km north-west of White Island
Felt it?quake details...

7 days ago