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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 light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Aug 3 2015, 8:21:55 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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6 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 3 2015, 5:34:54 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north of Cheviot
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 3 2015, 8:56:58 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km south-west of New Plymouth
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18 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 3 2015, 6:33:05 am
Depth39 km
Magnitude4.0
Location45 km north-west of Kaikoura
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20 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 1 2015, 6:08:28 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 1 2015, 5:37:48 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south of White Island
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 1 2015, 3:43:21 pm
Depth51 km
Magnitude3.4
Location25 km south of Pukekohe
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 31 2015, 8:08:48 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km north-west of Ohakune
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 31 2015, 4:21:20 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-west of Porangahau
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 31 2015, 1:01:18 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km east of Waipukurau
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 30 2015, 9:04:21 am
Depth62 km
Magnitude3.6
Location40 km north of Te Anau
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 30 2015, 8:55:46 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 30 2015, 1:33:16 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south-east of Hastings
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 12:58:02 pm
Depth82 km
Magnitude4.4
Location60 km south-west of Waverley
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 8:52:20 am
Depth73 km
Magnitude4.4
Location25 km east of Nelson
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 8:38:44 am
Depth51 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km west of Eketahuna
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 27 2015, 6:08:03 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km east of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 27 2015, 12:51:01 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Porangahau
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 27 2015, 8:06:17 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Ruatoria
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 27 2015, 1:33:40 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 26 2015, 11:27:38 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south-west of Tolaga Bay
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 26 2015, 2:41:39 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km west of Hastings
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 26 2015, 2:13:55 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km west of Feilding
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a week 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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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 26 2015, 8:25:08 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.8
LocationWithin 5 km of Tokomaru Bay
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 25 2015, 8:21:06 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km east of Dannevirke
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 25 2015, 7:18:55 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km south-west of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 24 2015, 3:09:45 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km south-west of Oxford
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 24 2015, 1:13:16 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km east of Pongaroa
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 24 2015, 10:35:01 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Pongaroa
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a week ago