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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, Feb 23 2017, 10:42:27 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km east of Seddon
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 23 2017, 10:39:27 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km east of Seddon
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 23 2017, 6:07:05 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north-east of Gisborne
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11 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 23 2017, 4:25:47 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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13 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 23 2017, 4:14:58 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north of Opunake
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13 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 10:31:58 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km north of Culverden
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19 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 8:16:08 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-east of Masterton
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21 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 4:13:34 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km south-west of Hanmer Springs
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 2:17:43 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north-west of Kaikoura
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 1:18:11 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north-west of Turangi
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 1:13:10 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km north-east of Kaikoura
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 11:27:17 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north of Te Araroa
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 9:28:59 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km north-west of Turangi
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 9:11:32 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.7
Location20 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 9:10:59 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.7
Location20 km south of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 9:06:21 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.3
Location40 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 9:05:26 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km east of Hanmer Springs
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 8:43:11 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 8:40:17 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 8:39:53 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.9
Location15 km north of Kaikoura
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 8:34:32 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 8:33:37 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 7:05:40 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km north-west of Turangi
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 6:59:49 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north of Culverden
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 3:31:48 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km north of Culverden
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 2:48:40 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north-west of Turangi
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 1:51:05 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km west of Turangi
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 12:11:28 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km south of Te Kaha
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 21 2017, 10:54:41 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south of Opotiki
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 21 2017, 10:52:27 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km north-east of Tauranga
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago