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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 light
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 7:07:42 am
Depth134 km
Magnitude5.1
Location35 km north-west of Te Anau
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10 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 5:31:47 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km south of Seddon
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11 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 4:58:35 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Seddon
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12 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 19 2014, 7:42:43 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-west of Hastings
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 19 2014, 3:06:57 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 18 2014, 12:43:44 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km south-west of Wanaka
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2 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 16 2014, 6:44:04 pm
Depth4 km
Magnitude4.1
Location30 km west of Dunedin
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 15 2014, 3:08:48 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north of New Plymouth
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 15 2014, 12:44:32 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km west of Picton
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 15 2014, 8:13:41 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.0
LocationWithin 5 km of Waipukurau
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 7:29:11 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km east of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 6:08:05 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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5 days ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 5:12:30 pm
Depth82 km
Magnitude6.5
Location455 km north-east of Whakatane
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 8:08:26 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 8:05:12 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 3:56:40 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 3:22:09 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 13 2014, 7:23:39 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude5.0
Location120 km west of Tuatapere
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6 days ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Oct 13 2014, 6:13:41 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude6.2
Location140 km west of Tuatapere
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 13 2014, 2:26:31 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.1
LocationWithin 5 km of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 12 2014, 8:51:25 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.3
LocationWithin 5 km of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 12 2014, 5:38:13 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km east of Porangahau
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 12 2014, 1:30:23 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.0
LocationWithin 5 km of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 12 2014, 11:32:49 am
Depth40 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km north-west of Cheviot
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 12 2014, 6:22:10 am
Depth38 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km south-west of Levin
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 12 2014, 1:54:54 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.5
Location55 km north of Te Araroa
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 11 2014, 6:16:39 pm
Depth45 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km east of Waipukurau
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 11 2014, 12:23:35 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km east of Ruatoria
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 10 2014, 10:56:24 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-west of Whakatane
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 10 2014, 6:54:24 pm
Depth36 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km north-east of Napier
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a week ago