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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 light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Feb 13 2016, 6:22:14 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km west of Porangahau
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21 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 11 2016, 6:07:50 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km north of Ruatoria
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Feb 11 2016, 2:17:22 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.8
Location15 km west of Levin
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 10 2016, 1:05:30 pm
Depth50 km
Magnitude4.3
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
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3 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity strong
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 1:39:00 pm
Depth48 km
Magnitude5.7
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 2:18:31 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.3
Location40 km east of Taihape
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5 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 8 2016, 10:32:14 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.7
Location125 km east of Te Araroa
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5 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 8 2016, 1:01:32 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.6
Location45 km south-east of Haast
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 7 2016, 3:35:20 pm
Depth38 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km south of Tokomaru Bay
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 7 2016, 3:24:54 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km south-west of Opunake
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Feb 6 2016, 1:28:45 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south of Christchurch
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 5 2016, 1:51:32 am
Depth43 km
Magnitude3.4
Location45 km south of Murupara
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 4 2016, 8:00:20 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude4.1
Location60 km north-west of Te Araroa
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 4 2016, 4:09:56 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km west of Oxford
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 4 2016, 1:51:06 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.3
Location30 km west of Blenheim
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 4 2016, 1:12:16 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km south-east of Dannevirke
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 4 2016, 1:09:34 pm
Depth38 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km west of Te Araroa
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 3 2016, 1:10:29 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km west of Hastings
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 3 2016, 3:13:43 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km east of Tokomaru Bay
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 2 2016, 5:40:28 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km east of Murupara
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 1 2016, 5:18:42 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km east of Matawai
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 31 2016, 9:29:56 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south-west of Levin
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 31 2016, 8:33:30 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 30 2016, 10:33:09 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km west of Wairoa
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 30 2016, 9:05:21 am
Depth4 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south of Christchurch
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 30 2016, 1:53:26 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of Arthur's Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 29 2016, 11:47:22 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km west of Christchurch
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 29 2016, 9:25:21 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km north-east of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Jan 29 2016, 3:20:19 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude4.1
Location30 km west of Wellington
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 28 2016, 9:00:00 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km west of Christchurch
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weeks ago