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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 moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 4:37:43 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.8
Location25 km north of Queenstown
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9 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 2 2014, 1:42:29 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 2 2014, 8:54:46 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km north-west of Taihape
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 2 2014, 6:52:01 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south-west of Murupara
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 2 2014, 2:05:01 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km south of Masterton
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 1 2014, 2:21:18 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Sep 1 2014, 6:54:09 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south of Twizel
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 1 2014, 4:44:51 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km south-east of Levin
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 1 2014, 3:56:19 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.3
Location45 km south-east of Porangahau
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 1 2014, 2:39:18 am
Depth242 km
Magnitude4.7
Location25 km west of Taumarunui
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 31 2014, 4:49:52 am
Depth38 km
Magnitude3.4
Location5 km north-east of Pongaroa
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 2:44:18 pm
Depth39 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 29 2014, 12:41:27 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south of Christchurch
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 29 2014, 12:29:03 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 9:37:57 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km west of Palmerston North
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 7:48:23 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south-east of White Island
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 5:42:52 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km east of White Island
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 10:18:28 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km south of White Island
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 10:03:48 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south of White Island
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 9:55:12 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-east of White Island
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 9:29:04 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.2
Location5 km south-east of White Island
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 9:25:43 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south-east of White Island
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 27 2014, 10:32:14 pm
Depth51 km
Magnitude3.8
Location15 km north-west of Matawai
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 27 2014, 9:57:46 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km west of Waipukurau
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Aug 27 2014, 6:58:43 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-west of Porangahau
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 27 2014, 9:59:25 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km north-west of Levin
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 26 2014, 3:59:40 pm
Depth54 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km east of Picton
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 26 2014, 12:03:05 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Ruatoria
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 25 2014, 11:17:12 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south-west of White Island
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 25 2014, 7:15:55 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km west of White Island
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a week ago