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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
NZSTSat, Apr 29 2017, 7:56:06 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km south-east of Seddon
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9 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 29 2017, 7:55:02 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude4.0
Location15 km west of Kaikoura
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 29 2017, 6:58:31 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north of Kaikoura
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10 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 29 2017, 6:35:49 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km north-west of Culverden
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10 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 29 2017, 6:29:59 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.2
Location30 km east of Hanmer Springs
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10 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 29 2017, 6:15:26 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km west of Napier
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11 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 29 2017, 2:18:18 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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15 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 29 2017, 1:08:45 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north of Culverden
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16 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 28 2017, 10:20:06 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south of Kaikoura
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19 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Apr 28 2017, 9:13:45 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.5
Location10 km east of Pongaroa
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20 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 28 2017, 4:25:50 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north of Taupo
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 28 2017, 12:09:58 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km west of Culverden
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 28 2017, 7:55:37 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north of Culverden
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 27 2017, 8:54:59 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 27 2017, 12:40:10 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km west of Palmerston
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 27 2017, 10:59:01 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.8
LocationWithin 5 km of White Island
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 27 2017, 8:27:23 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km east of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 27 2017, 6:23:16 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km south-east of Hanmer Springs
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 27 2017, 6:03:24 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude3.7
Location20 km north-east of Opotiki
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Apr 26 2017, 11:36:14 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north of Kaikoura
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 26 2017, 10:00:40 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 26 2017, 9:10:01 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km south of Whanganui
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Apr 26 2017, 8:20:49 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.9
Location15 km east of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 26 2017, 2:51:23 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.9
Location75 km north-east of Te Araroa
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 26 2017, 5:28:59 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.2
LocationWithin 5 km of Kaikoura
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 25 2017, 10:19:46 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-east of Christchurch
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 25 2017, 9:24:56 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.8
Location30 km west of Culverden
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 25 2017, 7:36:51 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-west of Te Araroa
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 25 2017, 3:43:46 am
Depth49 km
Magnitude3.4
LocationWithin 5 km of Kaikoura
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 24 2017, 9:39:04 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km east of Napier
Felt it?quake details...

4 days ago