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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
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 4:02:32 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km west of Murchison
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 1:56:57 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Hastings
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15 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 29 2016, 4:55:28 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south-west of Turangi
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 29 2016, 4:54:02 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of Turangi
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 28 2016, 10:43:04 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-east of Christchurch
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 28 2016, 9:01:30 pm
Depth41 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south of Gisborne
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 28 2016, 3:42:39 am
Depth3 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north-west of Murchison
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Jul 27 2016, 1:15:01 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km south-west of Hastings
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 11:00:47 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.5
Location15 km north of Eketahuna
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 9:51:51 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north-east of Eketahuna
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3 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 8:00:09 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude4.3
Location15 km east of Waipukurau
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 7:09:19 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-west of Taupo
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 3:53:49 pm
Depth2 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-west of Queenstown
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 12:39:25 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km north of Taihape
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4 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 7:42:24 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude5.0
Location45 km north-west of Haast
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 5:42:13 am
Depth1 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km north-west of Queenstown
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 25 2016, 11:23:51 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km north-west of Te Araroa
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 25 2016, 2:42:34 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north of Pongaroa
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 8:28:04 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km east of Waipukurau
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 12:18:09 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 8:58:06 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south-west of Haast
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 6:04:54 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 22 2016, 7:01:39 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km north of Taupo
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 22 2016, 7:00:13 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km south-west of Karamea
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 22 2016, 6:28:31 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south of Porangahau
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 22 2016, 5:22:10 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 21 2016, 7:22:28 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km south of Collingwood
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 21 2016, 2:06:33 am
Depth45 km
Magnitude3.3
Location30 km north of Kaikoura
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 20 2016, 7:29:47 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Christchurch
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 20 2016, 2:01:38 am
Depth45 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km east of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago