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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 10:09:23 am
Depth62 km
Magnitude1.5
Location20 km north-west of Taihape
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45 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 9:14:13 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.5
Location35 km east of Stratford
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 8:54:30 am
Depth64 km
Magnitude2.8
Location35 km north-east of Hanmer Springs
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 7:31:47 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.3
Location35 km south-west of Whanganui
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 7:18:54 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.5
Location65 km south of Waverley
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 5:45:55 am
Depth114 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km north-east of Rotorua
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5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 3:46:14 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km south-west of Martinborough
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 3:18:55 am
Depth49 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km north-east of Hanmer Springs
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 2:20:59 am
Depth38 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-west of Whakatane
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 1:56:30 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude1.5
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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8 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 1:44:29 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.1
Location25 km south-east of Rotorua
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 1:01:13 am
Depth159 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km south-east of Rotorua
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 12:28:48 am
Depth68 km
Magnitude2.4
Location65 km north-east of French Pass
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 11:26:31 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude1.8
Location30 km north of Ohakune
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 10:51:08 pm
Depth127 km
Magnitude2.5
Location30 km west of Murupara
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 9:25:52 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.7
Location20 km north-west of Pongaroa
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 9:20:34 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude1.9
Location20 km north-west of Pongaroa
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 7:15:43 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.1
Location20 km east of Paraparaumu
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 7:09:21 pm
Depth87 km
Magnitude1.5
Location10 km north of Turangi
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 5:45:53 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude1.6
Location25 km north of Ohakune
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17 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 5:26:13 pm
Depth55 km
Magnitude2.8
Location55 km north of Te Kaha
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17 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 5:22:26 pm
Depth56 km
Magnitude2.4
Location65 km south-west of Waverley
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

17 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 3:51:00 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km east of Whanganui
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19 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 3:35:59 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.2
Location55 km south-west of Waverley
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

19 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 3:14:44 pm
Depth168 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km south of Tokoroa
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19 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 2:25:22 pm
Depth60 km
Magnitude2.4
Location40 km north-east of Te Kaha
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

20 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 2:12:57 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km west of Gisborne
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

20 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 12:25:17 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude1.4
Location30 km north-east of Taihape
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

22 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 12:04:01 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude2.1
Location40 km west of Wairoa
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

22 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Jun 30 2016, 11:37:58 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude0.8
Location25 km north of Ohakune
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

23 hours ago