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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the Canterbury region over the past year:

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 4:28:43 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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12 mins ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 4:20:43 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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20 mins ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 4:12:26 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km east of Christchurch
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28 mins ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 4:08:40 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Christchurch
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32 mins ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 3:52:26 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-east of Christchurch
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48 mins ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 3:35:57 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 3:27:36 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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1 hour ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 3:25:16 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 3:18:05 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 3:15:27 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 3:10:46 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

1 hour ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 2:52:03 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 2:46:40 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

1 hour ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 2:40:54 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 2:30:47 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km north-east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 2:15:03 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 2:07:52 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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2 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 2:05:22 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km north-east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

2 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 2:01:52 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.6
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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2 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 2:00:26 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.5
Location10 km east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 1:59:11 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 1:52:39 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

2 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 1:50:51 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 1:48:53 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 1:46:27 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

2 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 1:41:29 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 1:37:55 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 1:33:29 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north-east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

3 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 1:31:46 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km north-east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 1:26:59 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Christchurch
Felt it?quake details...

3 hours ago