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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: 2014p293444
  • NZST: Sunday, April 20 2014 at 1:47:10 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 12 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 15 km south-west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

16 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p291584
  • NZST: Saturday, April 19 2014 at 9:16:08 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 6 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 25 km north-west of Palmerston
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p290451
  • NZST: Friday, April 18 2014 at 11:12:38 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 40 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 15 km south-west of Te Kaha
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p290280
  • NZST: Friday, April 18 2014 at 9:41:35 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 10 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p290202
  • NZST: Friday, April 18 2014 at 8:59:51 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 32 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 5 km south of Gisborne
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p288244
  • NZST: Friday, April 18 2014 at 3:36:49 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 39 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 25 km north-west of Te Araroa
  • Felt it?

2 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p288159
  • NZST: Friday, April 18 2014 at 2:51:32 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 5 km north of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

2 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p287522
  • NZST: Thursday, April 17 2014 at 9:12:04 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 41 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 5 km east of Picton
  • Felt it?

2 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p287178
  • NZST: Thursday, April 17 2014 at 6:08:27 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 30 km south of Wairoa
  • Felt it?

2 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p286307
  • NZST: Thursday, April 17 2014 at 10:24:34 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 15 km south-west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p286266
  • NZST: Thursday, April 17 2014 at 10:02:34 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 10 km east of Ruatoria
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p286196
  • NZST: Thursday, April 17 2014 at 9:25:27 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 15 km north-west of Tokomaru Bay
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p285965
  • NZST: Thursday, April 17 2014 at 7:22:40 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 3.3
  • Location: 5 km south of Seddon
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p285431
  • NZST: Thursday, April 17 2014 at 2:38:02 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 10 km north-west of Hanmer Springs
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p284814
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 9:09:24 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 20 km south-west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283998
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 1:54:14 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 10 km south-east of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

4 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p282854
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 3:44:52 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

4 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p282582
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 1:20:07 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 4.0
  • Location: 35 km west of Matawai
  • Felt it?

4 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p282368
  • NZST: Tuesday, April 15 2014 at 11:25:54 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 3.5
  • Location: 10 km south of Seddon
  • Felt it?

4 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p282023
  • NZST: Tuesday, April 15 2014 at 8:22:07 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 33 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 50 km east of Te Araroa
  • Felt it?

4 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p281924
  • NZST: Tuesday, April 15 2014 at 7:29:15 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 5 km south-west of Arthur's Pass
  • Felt it?

4 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p281733
  • NZST: Tuesday, April 15 2014 at 5:47:34 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p281609
  • NZST: Tuesday, April 15 2014 at 4:41:36 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 5 km north of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p281017
  • NZST: Tuesday, April 15 2014 at 11:26:01 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 21 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 5 km west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p280611
  • NZST: Tuesday, April 15 2014 at 7:49:31 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 15 km west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p279133
  • NZST: Monday, April 14 2014 at 6:42:16 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 15 km east of Tolaga Bay
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p278752
  • NZST: Monday, April 14 2014 at 3:19:32 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 5 km south-west of White Island
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p278751
  • NZST: Monday, April 14 2014 at 3:18:59 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p278283
  • NZST: Monday, April 14 2014 at 11:09:15 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 10 km south-east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p276569
  • NZST: Sunday, April 13 2014 at 7:56:12 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 93 km
  • Magnitude: 4.1
  • Location: 40 km north-west of Te Anau
  • Felt it?

6 days ago