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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
NZDTSun, Sep 25 2016, 11:12:36 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km south of Hastings
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12 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Sep 25 2016, 12:48:05 pm
Depth41 km
Magnitude3.8
Location75 km north-east of Te Araroa
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22 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Sep 25 2016, 10:42:21 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Sep 25 2016, 10:15:05 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km north-west of Te Araroa
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 24 2016, 2:41:45 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.2
Location35 km east of Hastings
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 24 2016, 10:40:34 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south of Gisborne
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 24 2016, 10:33:24 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km north-west of Wellington
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 24 2016, 9:10:55 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude3.9
Location60 km east of Te Araroa
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 24 2016, 8:29:12 am
Depth107 km
Magnitude4.1
Location30 km west of Te Anau
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 24 2016, 6:47:05 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.9
Location60 km east of Te Araroa
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 24 2016, 1:14:47 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km west of Oxford
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 23 2016, 11:39:57 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.6
Location55 km east of Te Araroa
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 23 2016, 6:20:13 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude4.1
Location70 km north-east of Te Araroa
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2 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Sep 23 2016, 5:56:27 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude5.1
Location65 km east of Te Araroa
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Sep 23 2016, 3:39:32 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.9
Location10 km west of Te Kaha
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 23 2016, 10:50:36 am
Depth61 km
Magnitude3.9
Location90 km north-east of Te Araroa
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 22 2016, 8:52:07 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km south-west of Gisborne
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 22 2016, 4:27:04 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south of Murupara
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 21 2016, 5:26:12 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north-east of Napier
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 20 2016, 11:38:13 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north of Te Araroa
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 20 2016, 11:31:54 am
Depth61 km
Magnitude4.5
Location110 km north-east of Te Araroa
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 20 2016, 9:48:58 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south of Tokomaru Bay
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 20 2016, 2:34:44 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km east of Christchurch
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 20 2016, 1:51:40 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km south-west of Gisborne
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 19 2016, 1:35:58 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of Tolaga Bay
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 19 2016, 10:27:56 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south-east of Te Kaha
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 19 2016, 8:28:45 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km north-west of Tolaga Bay
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 18 2016, 9:36:58 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south-west of Hastings
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7 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 18 2016, 12:06:04 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude4.5
Location100 km north-east of Te Araroa
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 18 2016, 11:12:04 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

7 days ago