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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the Auckland and Northland region over the past year:

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Nov 14 2016, 1:53:22 am
Depth41 km
Magnitude4.7
Location65 km west of Kawhia
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Nov 14 2016, 12:02:56 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude7.8
Location15 km north-east of Culverden
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity moderate
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 4:37:55 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude7.1
Location125 km north-east of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago