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

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 10:58:06 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.7
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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2 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 10:45:29 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.1
Location20 km south-west of Porangahau
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14 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 10:44:21 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
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15 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 10:24:04 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.6
Location5 km east of Christchurch
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36 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 10:15:16 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude1.8
Location10 km south-east of Waipukurau
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45 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 9:43:27 pm
Depth89 km
Magnitude2.1
Location20 km north-west of Murupara
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 9:42:23 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.9
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 9:33:39 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.0
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 9:22:05 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 8:45:50 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Christchurch
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 8:41:58 pm
Depth52 km
Magnitude1.8
Location55 km north-east of Taihape
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 8:39:33 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-east of Christchurch
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2 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 8:34:58 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.9
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 8:20:42 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.0
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 8:20:35 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km south-west of Waipukurau
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 8:16:16 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.9
Location45 km north of Kaikoura
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 8:15:39 pm
Depth97 km
Magnitude2.5
Location25 km south-west of Whakatane
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 8:09:13 pm
Depth58 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north of Te Kaha
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 8:04:45 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 8:00:41 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude1.9
Location30 km south-west of Wairoa
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 7:55:18 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude1.5
LocationWithin 5 km of Porangahau
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3 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 7:53:19 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 7:44:56 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 7:40:50 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude1.8
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 7:35:14 pm
Depth36 km
Magnitude2.1
Location35 km west of Matawai
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 7:26:02 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.5
Location15 km east of Dannevirke
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 7:24:09 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.8
Location25 km west of Christchurch
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 7:09:14 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 7:04:47 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude1.7
Location10 km north-east of Christchurch
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Feb 14 2016, 6:55:40 pm
Depth40 km
Magnitude2.6
Location30 km south of Tolaga Bay
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4 hours ago