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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
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 6:20:22 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km east of Seddon
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 3:22:05 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Seddon
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4 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 2:04:39 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north-east of Christchurch
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6 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 1:51:25 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south-east of Kaikoura
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6 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 1:18:26 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km east of Seddon
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6 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 1:05:09 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km east of Seddon
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 12:38:41 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 12:10:50 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km west of Te Kaha
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 10:12:53 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km north of Gisborne
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9 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 5:45:42 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km north of Waipukurau
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14 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 5:13:02 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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14 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 4:07:11 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km north of Cheviot
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16 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 3:47:47 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north of Kaikoura
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16 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 12:45:51 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km north-east of Kaikoura
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19 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 24 2017, 12:05:43 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north of Culverden
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20 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 11:56:28 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north of Kaikoura
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20 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 11:34:26 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of Kaikoura
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20 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 10:12:36 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south-west of Kaikoura
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21 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 9:16:57 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km east of Seddon
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22 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 8:40:37 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km east of Seddon
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23 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 8:38:08 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north-west of Te Araroa
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23 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 8:25:32 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km south-east of Seddon
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23 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 8:12:49 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km east of Seddon
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23 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 7:22:59 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 7:16:38 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude4.6
Location20 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 7:00:18 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 6:57:34 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km west of Kaikoura
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 6:42:40 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north-west of Te Araroa
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 6:40:48 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-east of Kaikoura
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 5:08:49 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north-west of Kaikoura
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago