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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 2:50:56 am
Depth180 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south of Tauranga
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34 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 1:30:17 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south of Christchurch
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 1:15:01 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude1.8
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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2 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 1:06:16 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km west of Matawai
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 1:03:39 am
Depth356 km
Magnitude3.8
Location30 km south-west of Motueka
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 1:03:06 am
Depth252 km
Magnitude3.8
Location20 km north-west of White Island
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 12:29:17 am
Depth58 km
Magnitude2.7
Location30 km south of Whanganui
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2 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 12:27:59 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.8
Location60 km south of Tuatapere
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 12:15:08 am
Depth239 km
Magnitude3.4
Location190 km north of Te Araroa
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3 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 12:04:34 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of Mount Cook
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 10:48:28 pm
Depth228 km
Magnitude3.2
Location150 km north-east of Whitianga
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 10:31:32 pm
Depth144 km
Magnitude2.1
Location20 km south-east of Masterton
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4 hours ago

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Intensity strong
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 9:35:16 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.4
Location60 km south of Tuatapere
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 9:04:52 pm
Depth167 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km east of Cambridge
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 8:05:38 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude1.7
Location25 km south-west of Gisborne
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 7:42:49 pm
Depth72 km
Magnitude2.6
Location70 km east of Te Araroa
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 7:31:28 pm
Depth44 km
Magnitude3.2
Location85 km east of Porangahau
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 7:04:08 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude1.9
Location25 km north of Taihape
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 7:00:25 pm
Depth254 km
Magnitude2.0
Location15 km west of Paraparaumu
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 6:34:53 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.0
Location35 km south-east of Wairoa
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 6:24:12 pm
Depth36 km
Magnitude2.3
Location30 km north-west of Te Araroa
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 2:42:48 pm
Depth178 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km north-east of Tauranga
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 2:09:04 pm
Depth222 km
Magnitude4.2
Location75 km north-east of Collingwood
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 1:11:06 pm
Depth159 km
Magnitude3.5
Location165 km north-east of Whitianga
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 1:10:58 pm
Depth85 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km north-west of Hanmer Springs
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 1:10:56 pm
Depth370 km
Magnitude4.0
Location135 km north of White Island
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 12:51:43 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude1.0
Location25 km east of Ohakune
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 11:14:16 am
Depth247 km
Magnitude2.7
Location50 km north-east of Tauranga
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16 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 11:05:04 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.0
Location185 km east of Porangahau
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16 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Sep 16 2014, 9:47:31 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude2.2
Location30 km north of Wairoa
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17 hours ago