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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
NZSTFri, May 27 2016, 4:39:51 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km north of Levin
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 27 2016, 9:04:22 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Christchurch
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11 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 27 2016, 3:45:53 am
Depth4 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Christchurch
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16 hours ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, May 26 2016, 7:21:13 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude4.3
Location35 km north-east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 26 2016, 10:45:50 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km north-west of Levin
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, May 26 2016, 12:25:59 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.5
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 5:11:55 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south of Porangahau
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 4:48:04 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north of Napier
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 2:28:02 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of Taihape
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 10:52:53 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north of Napier
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 10:47:29 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km north of Napier
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 7:17:48 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.7
LocationWithin 5 km of White Island
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 6:47:10 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km north-west of Napier
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 3:56:00 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north-west of Napier
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 3:38:10 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.2
Location5 km north of Napier
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, May 24 2016, 6:11:10 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, May 24 2016, 1:55:11 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km north-east of Waipukurau
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 24 2016, 4:40:30 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km north of Waipukurau
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, May 23 2016, 8:14:56 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 23 2016, 1:46:51 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-east of Milford Sound
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 23 2016, 5:09:04 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km south of Dannevirke
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 23 2016, 4:48:12 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km west of Masterton
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 23 2016, 2:05:20 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km east of Wairoa
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4 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 22 2016, 9:43:45 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.6
Location20 km north-east of Greymouth
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 22 2016, 6:21:06 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north of Tolaga Bay
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, May 22 2016, 4:52:26 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km north of Tolaga Bay
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 22 2016, 12:44:18 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south of Wellington
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 21 2016, 6:44:00 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km east of Christchurch
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 21 2016, 2:47:20 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 21 2016, 2:41:31 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north of Martinborough
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

6 days ago