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This is a list of recent earthquakes in the New Zealand region:

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 8:45:13 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km north-west of Te Araroa
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28 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 8:34:24 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.3
Location20 km east of Seddon
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39 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 8:26:57 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km south-east of Tokomaru Bay
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46 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 7:30:54 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.7
Location50 km north-east of Mount Cook
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 7:13:32 am
Depth102 km
Magnitude1.9
Location20 km north-east of Turangi
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 6:56:11 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude1.8
Location20 km south-west of Wairoa
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 5:58:26 am
Depth108 km
Magnitude2.2
Location15 km north-east of White Island
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 5:46:52 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude1.8
Location5 km west of Taihape
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 5:18:31 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude1.8
Location10 km north-east of Ruatoria
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 4:59:53 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south of Dannevirke
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 4:40:31 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.1
Location15 km north of Eketahuna
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4 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 4:08:02 am
Depth62 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km west of Te Kaha
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 3:46:24 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude1.8
Location10 km north-east of Ruatoria
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 2:39:04 am
Depth87 km
Magnitude3.5
Location60 km north-east of French Pass
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 2:27:42 am
Depth56 km
Magnitude2.0
Location10 km west of Whanganui
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 2:27:16 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north-west of Te Araroa
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6 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 2:22:55 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.0
Location20 km west of Te Araroa
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 2:16:52 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.9
Location25 km east of Waipukurau
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 1:53:29 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude1.4
LocationWithin 5 km of Taihape
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 1:49:46 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north-east of Ruatoria
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 1:44:40 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude1.5
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 1:34:26 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude0.8
Location30 km south of Taumarunui
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 1:33:09 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km west of Taihape
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 1:28:24 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south of Te Araroa
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 1:12:14 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km south of Hastings
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 1 2016, 1:09:35 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km north-west of Gisborne
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Sep 30 2016, 11:40:19 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude1.0
Location30 km north of Ohakune
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Sep 30 2016, 11:16:51 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude1.2
Location5 km north-west of Porangahau
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Sep 30 2016, 11:02:37 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.6
Location25 km south-west of Whanganui
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Sep 30 2016, 10:27:16 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude1.9
Location25 km east of Tokomaru Bay
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10 hours ago