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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
NZDTFri, Mar 24 2017, 2:24:35 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north of Te Araroa
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36 mins ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 24 2017, 9:06:32 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.4
Location25 km south-west of Kaikoura
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5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 24 2017, 7:06:44 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-west of Kaikoura
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 24 2017, 6:32:02 am
Depth39 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km east of Matawai
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8 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 11:22:31 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km north of Kaikoura
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15 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 8:51:51 pm
Depth54 km
Magnitude4.8
Location10 km south-west of Paraparaumu
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18 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 7:03:51 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km north of Te Araroa
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19 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 6:25:15 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km east of Seddon
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20 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 4:12:30 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km north-east of Wellington
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22 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 2:50:53 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-west of Kaikoura
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 1:11:43 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km north-east of Culverden
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 8:22:43 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km south-east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 7:22:44 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 7:21:07 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-west of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 6:46:38 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 6:44:59 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 5:09:50 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.5
Location5 km west of Kaikoura
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 4:14:25 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 1:17:38 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude4.1
Location10 km north-east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 12:34:20 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km west of Twizel
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 22 2017, 6:46:24 pm
Depth4 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north of Taupo
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 22 2017, 4:02:00 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 22 2017, 11:11:50 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.2
Location40 km north of Kaikoura
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 22 2017, 9:24:35 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Mar 22 2017, 8:09:48 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km south-west of Whanganui
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 22 2017, 12:58:45 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.5
Location130 km east of Te Araroa
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 22 2017, 12:02:47 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km south-east of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTTue, Mar 21 2017, 11:58:19 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.4
Location15 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 21 2017, 11:45:26 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 21 2017, 10:58:50 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago