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

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  • Public Id: 2014p571771
  • NZST: Friday, August 1 2014 at 1:20:02 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 96 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 50 km west of Hastings
  • Felt it?

8 mins ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p571599
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 11:48:03 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 40 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 110 km east of Ruatoria
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1 hour ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p571584
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 11:40:19 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 35 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 20 km south of Kaikoura
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1 hour ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p571468
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 10:38:10 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 183 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 125 km north of Te Araroa
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2 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p571313
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 9:15:54 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 23 km
  • Magnitude: 1.8
  • Location: 25 km south-west of Wairoa
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4 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p571271
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 8:53:18 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 98 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 60 km north-east of Te Araroa
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4 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p571244
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 8:38:51 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 188 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 55 km north of White Island
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4 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p571143
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 7:45:05 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 260 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 10 km south-east of Mokau
  • Felt it?

5 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p571139
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 7:43:14 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 32 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 65 km east of Tokomaru Bay
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5 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p571062
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 7:02:20 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 133 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 15 km west of Taupo
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6 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p571013
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 6:35:34 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 135 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 15 km north-west of Picton
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6 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p570896
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 5:33:19 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 293 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 80 km north of White Island
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7 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p570864
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 5:16:18 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 177 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 95 km north of Te Araroa
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8 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p570736
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 4:08:19 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
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9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p570606
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 2:59:22 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 54 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 40 km south-west of Whanganui
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10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p570485
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 1:54:31 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 72 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 35 km north-west of Wellington
  • Felt it?

11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p570310
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 12:21:13 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 46 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 30 km east of White Island
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13 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p570147
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 10:54:49 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 31 km
  • Magnitude: 1.7
  • Location: 10 km east of Hastings
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14 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p570046
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 10:00:54 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 30 km south of Gisborne
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15 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p569863
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 8:23:08 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 12 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 25 km north of Ohakune
  • Felt it?

17 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p569848
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 8:15:06 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 29 km
  • Magnitude: 1.8
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

17 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p569679
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 6:45:03 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 31 km
  • Magnitude: 1.6
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

18 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p569628
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 6:17:58 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 72 km
  • Magnitude: 1.6
  • Location: 10 km east of Te Kaha
  • Felt it?

19 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p569601
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 6:03:48 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 1.5
  • Location: 20 km east of Wellington
  • Felt it?

19 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p569558
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 5:40:58 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 25 km north-east of Porangahau
  • Felt it?

19 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p569465
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 4:51:26 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 76 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 20 km west of Whanganui
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20 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p569450
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 4:43:23 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 23 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 15 km north of Gisborne
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20 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p569263
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 3:03:45 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 1.9
  • Location: 30 km north-west of Whakatane
  • Felt it?

22 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p569083
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 1:27:44 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 22 km
  • Magnitude: 1.8
  • Location: 20 km south of Gisborne
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p568941
  • NZST: Thursday, July 31 2014 at 12:12:16 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 30 km north-west of Whakatane
  • Felt it?

1 day ago