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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: 2014p550751
  • NZST: Thursday, July 24 2014 at 6:40:36 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
  • Felt it?

6 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p550450
  • NZST: Thursday, July 24 2014 at 3:59:50 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 44 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 10 km north-west of Matawai
  • Felt it?

9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p550403
  • NZST: Thursday, July 24 2014 at 3:35:06 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 3.6
  • Location: 25 km west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p549834
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 10:31:37 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 15 km west of Oxford
  • Felt it?

15 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p549556
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 8:03:26 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 118 km
  • Magnitude: 4.5
  • Location: 30 km north-west of Te Anau
  • Felt it?

17 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p549246
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 5:18:28 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 5 km south-east of Wellington
  • Felt it?

20 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p549171
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 4:38:30 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 5 km south-west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

20 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p548814
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 1:28:04 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 10 km west of Arthur's Pass
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p548041
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 6:36:28 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 5 km north-east of Porangahau
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547607
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 2:45:11 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 6 km
  • Magnitude: 1.9
  • Location: 5 km north of Taupo
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547103
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 10:16:54 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 5 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p543878
  • NZST: Monday, July 21 2014 at 5:38:17 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 12 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 20 km south-west of Arthur's Pass
  • Felt it?

2 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p542150
  • NZST: Monday, July 21 2014 at 2:17:47 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 15 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 5 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p542052
  • NZST: Monday, July 21 2014 at 1:25:29 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p541595
  • NZST: Sunday, July 20 2014 at 9:22:14 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 61 km
  • Magnitude: 4.0
  • Location: 25 km north-east of Picton
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p541114
  • NZST: Sunday, July 20 2014 at 5:05:40 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: Within 5 km of Seddon
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p535974
  • NZST: Friday, July 18 2014 at 7:27:11 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 4 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 5 km west of White Island
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p532521
  • NZST: Thursday, July 17 2014 at 12:47:42 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 25 km south of Hokitika
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p531336
  • NZST: Thursday, July 17 2014 at 2:15:54 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 3.5
  • Location: 50 km east of Stratford
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p531268
  • NZST: Thursday, July 17 2014 at 1:40:03 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 26 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p531144
  • NZST: Thursday, July 17 2014 at 12:33:34 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 15 km north-west of Twizel
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p530842
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 16 2014 at 9:52:45 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 25 km west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p528907
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 16 2014 at 4:41:59 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 22 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 5 km west of Gisborne
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p528153
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 15 2014 at 10:00:20 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 5 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p527017
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 15 2014 at 11:54:52 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 26 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 10 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p523390
  • NZST: Monday, July 14 2014 at 3:42:20 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 6 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 15 km west of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p523118
  • NZST: Monday, July 14 2014 at 1:17:42 am
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 32 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p521982
  • NZST: Sunday, July 13 2014 at 3:12:31 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 15 km west of Oxford
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p521914
  • NZST: Sunday, July 13 2014 at 2:35:53 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 29 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p518950
  • NZST: Saturday, July 12 2014 at 12:16:52 pm
  • New Zealand region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 20 km north-west of Methven
  • Felt it?

a week ago