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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 9:32:49 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude1.4
Location20 km east of Paraparaumu
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1 min ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 9:23:48 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km south-east of Murupara
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10 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 9:19:05 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.2
Location35 km west of Opunake
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15 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 9:03:35 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km west of Christchurch
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30 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 9:03:05 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location25 km south-west of White Island
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31 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 8:58:54 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km west of Christchurch
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35 mins ago

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Intensity light
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 8:53:04 pm
Depth40 km
Magnitude3.8
Location20 km south-west of Te Kaha
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41 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 8:19:12 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude1.5
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 8:16:19 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 8:11:36 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude1.6
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 8:08:06 pm
Depth47 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km south-east of Hastings
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 7:54:44 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.3
Location30 km north-east of Rotorua
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 7:46:01 pm
Depth37 km
Magnitude2.4
Location30 km south-east of Tolaga Bay
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 7:40:28 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-west of Tokomaru Bay
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 7:31:34 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km south-east of Dannevirke
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 7:29:04 pm
Depth77 km
Magnitude2.6
Location30 km north of Matawai
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 7:26:23 pm
Depth132 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km east of Rotorua
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 7:20:19 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.0
Location30 km north-east of Rotorua
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2 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 6:45:29 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.8
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 6:11:10 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude1.9
Location10 km east of Wairoa
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 5:57:26 pm
Depth78 km
Magnitude2.4
Location40 km east of St Arnaud
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 5:53:48 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location30 km south-west of Gisborne
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 5:30:05 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km north-east of Waipukurau
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 4:52:47 pm
Depth63 km
Magnitude1.5
Location20 km south-east of Taupo
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 4:42:21 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km west of Masterton
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 4:17:31 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude1.6
Location35 km east of Pongaroa
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5 hours ago

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Intensity strong
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 3:02:49 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude4.6
Location65 km west of Te Anau
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 2:26:03 pm
Depth116 km
Magnitude2.5
Location25 km north-east of Taihape
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 2:23:28 pm
Depth40 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km south of Tokomaru Bay
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, May 29 2016, 2:14:33 pm
Depth49 km
Magnitude2.3
Location20 km west of Picton
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7 hours ago