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

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 6:48:52 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.9
Location15 km south of Dannevirke
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29 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 6:46:02 pm
Depth59 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km north-east of Te Kaha
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32 mins ago

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Intensity light
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 6:31:17 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of White Island
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46 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 5:53:15 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.0
Location35 km south-west of Wellington
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 5:30:42 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north of Wellington
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 5:01:45 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km east of Tolaga Bay
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 4:30:51 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.4
Location25 km east of Taihape
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 4:27:46 pm
Depth116 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km south-east of Whakatane
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 4:06:01 pm
Depth44 km
Magnitude1.6
Location20 km south-east of Dannevirke
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 3:53:57 pm
Depth51 km
Magnitude1.9
Location30 km east of Rotorua
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 3:23:06 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.3
Location25 km north-west of Te Araroa
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 3:14:49 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.2
LocationWithin 5 km of White Island
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4 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 2:34:23 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-west of White Island
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4 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 2:28:12 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km west of White Island
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 1:38:46 pm
Depth47 km
Magnitude2.2
Location40 km north-east of Te Kaha
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5 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 1:00:56 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.6
Location35 km north-east of Mount Cook
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 12:56:30 pm
Depth96 km
Magnitude2.3
Location75 km north of French Pass
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6 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 12:52:30 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.4
Location35 km south-west of Seddon
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6 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 12:24:28 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.2
Location15 km south-east of Tokomaru Bay
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6 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 11:08:31 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 9:09:10 am
Depth115 km
Magnitude2.3
Location45 km north-west of French Pass
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 7:50:15 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude1.2
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 7:28:40 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 7:19:15 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.1
Location25 km south-west of Whanganui
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 6:57:13 am
Depth67 km
Magnitude2.2
Location30 km west of Te Araroa
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 6:48:40 am
Depth88 km
Magnitude1.9
Location15 km east of Turangi
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 6:34:56 am
Depth78 km
Magnitude1.9
Location10 km east of Taumarunui
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 6:25:14 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km east of Wairoa
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 5:25:09 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.6
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Aug 30 2016, 5:19:59 am
Depth70 km
Magnitude2.2
Location75 km south-west of Waverley
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13 hours ago