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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, Feb 24 2017, 11:15:42 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-west of Kaikoura
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18 mins ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 10:53:46 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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40 mins ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 10:52:04 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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42 mins ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 10:46:51 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude3.9
Location20 km south-west of Roxburgh
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47 mins ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 10:22:47 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km south-east of Seddon
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 10:59:09 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km south-east of Seddon
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12 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 9:54:37 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km east of Seddon
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13 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 7:07:44 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km west of Kaikoura
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16 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 6:57:11 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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16 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 6:10:19 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km south-west of Palmerston North
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17 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 5:10:35 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km south-west of Culverden
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18 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 4:29:59 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude4.0
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
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19 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 4:28:37 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
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19 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 4:27:15 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km east of Wairoa
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19 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 3:49:56 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
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19 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 3:46:00 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
Felt it?quake details...

19 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 3:37:07 am
Depth38 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km west of Wairoa
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19 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 3:36:21 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude4.3
Location15 km east of Seddon
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19 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 3:09:23 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km east of Hastings
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20 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 2:59:26 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
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20 hours ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity moderate
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 2:35:53 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude4.9
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
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20 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 1:14:24 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north-west of Culverden
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22 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 12:41:45 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km east of Seddon
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22 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 23 2017, 6:17:49 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-west of Turangi
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 23 2017, 10:42:27 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 23 2017, 10:39:27 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 23 2017, 6:07:05 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north-east of Gisborne
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 23 2017, 4:25:47 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 23 2017, 4:14:58 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north of Opunake
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 10:31:58 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km north of Culverden
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago