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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 moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTTue, Feb 21 2017, 9:35:58 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.8
Location10 km north-west of Turangi
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1 day ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity strong
NZDTMon, Feb 20 2017, 2:16:07 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude4.8
Location5 km north-west of Culverden
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3 days ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity strong
NZDTSun, Feb 12 2017, 9:18:54 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude5.2
Location15 km north-west of Culverden
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTTue, Feb 7 2017, 4:49:46 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude4.3
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Feb 6 2017, 12:05:33 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude4.3
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTThu, Feb 2 2017, 8:37:44 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.5
Location5 km east of Culverden
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTThu, Feb 2 2017, 6:05:39 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.8
Location10 km west of Te Kaha
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity strong
NZDTWed, Feb 1 2017, 11:21:29 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude5.1
Location10 km north-east of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTWed, Feb 1 2017, 11:15:34 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude4.3
Location20 km north-west of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTTue, Jan 31 2017, 10:40:00 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.9
Location10 km west of Culverden
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTWed, Jan 25 2017, 10:17:52 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.5
LocationWithin 5 km of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 7:16:39 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude4.6
Location20 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity strong
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 10:00:16 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude5.1
Location10 km west of Te Kaha
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 5:51:04 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude4.0
Location10 km west of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSun, Jan 22 2017, 8:08:44 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.3
Location15 km north-east of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSun, Jan 15 2017, 2:42:35 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 8:57:49 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.9
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 12:30:06 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.5
Location20 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity strong
NZDTWed, Jan 11 2017, 1:19:21 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude5.1
Location15 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Jan 9 2017, 2:31:42 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.8
Location5 km west of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Jan 9 2017, 2:46:46 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.6
Location5 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSat, Jan 7 2017, 2:36:08 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude4.5
Location20 km north of Cheviot
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSat, Jan 7 2017, 5:46:12 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude4.8
Location15 km west of Te Kaha
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTFri, Jan 6 2017, 9:45:17 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.8
Location20 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity strong
NZDTFri, Jan 6 2017, 12:17:34 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude5.4
Location15 km south of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTThu, Jan 5 2017, 11:34:56 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude4.4
Location15 km north-west of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTWed, Jan 4 2017, 8:39:23 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude4.1
Location5 km south-west of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Jan 2 2017, 10:47:19 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude4.6
Location10 km north-west of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTThu, Dec 29 2016, 4:00:20 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude4.6
Location35 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity strong
NZDTThu, Dec 29 2016, 3:34:33 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude5.6
Location35 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago