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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 weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 8:34:32 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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56 mins ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 7:38:28 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km east of Seddon
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1 hour ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 1:57:43 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.9
Location85 km west of Snares Islands
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7 hours ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 12:53:22 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude4.5
Location75 km west of Snares Islands
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8 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 7:28:42 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.8
Location35 km south-west of Whanganui
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14 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 12:04:34 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of Mount Cook
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21 hours ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 9:34:54 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.9
Location85 km west of Snares Islands
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23 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 9:33:16 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.2
LocationWithin 5 km of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 12:05:41 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 11:51:31 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 11:22:09 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 3:21:29 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 15 2014, 2:35:49 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 11:16:17 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 8:11:25 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 6:45:28 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north-west of Taupo
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 6:41:23 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 4:05:02 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km west of Taupo
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 2:31:00 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 3:33:54 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north-east of Castlepoint
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 3:33:39 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north-east of Hastings
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 8:52:35 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.1
Location5 km east of Amberley
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 6:39:26 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km south of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 6:34:47 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north-east of Hanmer Springs
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 2:55:11 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 1:36:01 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
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5 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 12:18:11 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude4.5
Location5 km east of Amberley
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5 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 10:02:59 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.6
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 6:26:10 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km east of Waverley
Felt it?quake details...

5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 12 2014, 3:53:18 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km east of Amberley
Felt it?quake details...

5 days ago