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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Oct 21 2014, 1:53:20 am
Depth33 km
Magnitude1.6
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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8 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Oct 21 2014, 1:44:03 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south of Seddon
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17 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Oct 21 2014, 1:36:11 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude1.4
Location30 km north-west of Ohakune
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25 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Oct 21 2014, 1:15:02 am
Depth202 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km west of Rotorua
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46 mins ago

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Intensity moderate
NZDTTue, Oct 21 2014, 12:34:34 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.8
Location85 km west of Tuatapere
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 21 2014, 12:26:32 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.8
Location40 km west of Ohakune
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Oct 21 2014, 12:04:45 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude2.0
Location20 km north-east of Opotiki
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Oct 21 2014, 12:01:00 am
Depth82 km
Magnitude3.4
Location65 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 10:50:46 pm
Depth131 km
Magnitude2.0
Location15 km west of Taupo
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 10:27:17 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.0
Location30 km west of Christchurch
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 9:54:22 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude1.9
Location30 km south-west of Gisborne
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 9:36:40 pm
Depth111 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km north of Ohakune
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 8:23:51 pm
Depth41 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km east of Cheviot
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 7:43:20 pm
Depth236 km
Magnitude2.6
Location60 km north-west of White Island
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 7:24:10 pm
Depth93 km
Magnitude2.2
Location30 km west of Picton
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 7:19:59 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude1.9
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 5:13:45 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude1.9
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 3:37:24 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude1.5
Location25 km east of Wellington
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 3:18:43 pm
Depth50 km
Magnitude2.4
Location20 km north-east of Porangahau
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 3:14:39 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude1.1
Location35 km north of Taihape
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 3:02:47 pm
Depth86 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-west of Te Araroa
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 2:37:54 pm
Depth55 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km south-east of Dannevirke
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 1:33:27 pm
Depth83 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north-east of Levin
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 12:58:51 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude0.8
Location20 km north of Ohakune
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 12:44:22 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude1.6
Location30 km north-west of Ohakune
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 11:56:40 am
Depth157 km
Magnitude3.2
Location30 km south-west of Murupara
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 11:56:14 am
Depth158 km
Magnitude3.6
Location90 km north of Te Araroa
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14 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 10:17:51 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.3
Location30 km west of Collingwood
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 10:03:53 am
Depth105 km
Magnitude2.0
Location40 km south-east of Turangi
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 8:56:55 am
Depth127 km
Magnitude2.5
Location35 km north of French Pass
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17 hours ago