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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the New Zealand region over the past year:

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  • Public Id: 2014p575065
  • NZST: Saturday, August 2 2014 at 6:34:44 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 12 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 15 km south-west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

7 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p574939
  • NZST: Saturday, August 2 2014 at 5:27:35 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 5 km south of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

8 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p574851
  • NZST: Saturday, August 2 2014 at 4:40:43 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 12 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 5 km south of Seddon
  • Felt it?

9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p573720
  • NZST: Friday, August 1 2014 at 6:38:12 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 10 km north of Turangi
  • Felt it?

19 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567671
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 12:55:38 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 20 km south-east of Taupo
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p566908
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 6:08:46 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 10 km east of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p565651
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 29 2014 at 6:59:16 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 10 km south-east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p562629
  • NZST: Monday, July 28 2014 at 4:08:50 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 5 km east of Porangahau
  • Felt it?

4 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p562279
  • NZST: Monday, July 28 2014 at 1:02:30 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 15 km west of Te Anau
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p561836
  • NZST: Monday, July 28 2014 at 9:06:16 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 20 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p560845
  • NZST: Monday, July 28 2014 at 12:18:14 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 43 km
  • Magnitude: 3.3
  • Location: 15 km east of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p558729
  • NZST: Sunday, July 27 2014 at 5:31:18 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 15 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 10 km north-west of Mount Cook
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p558062
  • NZST: Saturday, July 26 2014 at 11:35:35 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 133 km
  • Magnitude: 4.3
  • Location: 50 km north of French Pass
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p557868
  • NZST: Saturday, July 26 2014 at 9:52:19 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 18 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 5 km east of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p557700
  • NZST: Saturday, July 26 2014 at 8:22:49 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 29 km
  • Magnitude: 3.6
  • Location: 30 km east of Napier
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p557652
  • NZST: Saturday, July 26 2014 at 7:57:13 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 22 km
  • Magnitude: 3.8
  • Location: 30 km east of Napier
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p557529
  • NZST: Saturday, July 26 2014 at 6:51:45 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 34 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p557483
  • NZST: Saturday, July 26 2014 at 6:27:24 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 27 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 25 km west of Feilding
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p557107
  • NZST: Saturday, July 26 2014 at 3:06:42 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 15 km north-east of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p555167
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 9:53:11 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 25 km north of Reefton
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p555134
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 9:35:45 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 28 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p553570
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 7:42:06 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 7 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 15 km north of Milford Sound
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p553532
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 7:22:20 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 28 km
  • Magnitude: 3.5
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p552771
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 12:36:26 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 1.9
  • Location: 5 km north-east of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p552756
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 12:28:52 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 5 km north of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p552729
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 12:15:20 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: moderate
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 3.8
  • Location: 5 km north-east of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p552730
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 12:14:26 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 15 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 5 km north of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p552722
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 12:10:27 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 12 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 5 km north of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p552709
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 12:03:43 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 20 km north-west of Milford Sound
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p550751
  • NZST: Thursday, July 24 2014 at 6:40:36 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
  • Felt it?

a week ago