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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 1:55:45 pm
Depth115 km
Magnitude4.0
Location255 km north-east of Te Araroa
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33 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 1:33:22 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south-east of Christchurch
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55 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 1:23:26 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km east of Christchurch
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 10:56:05 am
Depth78 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north of Taihape
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 10:37:31 am
Depth112 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km south-east of Taupo
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 9:53:52 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.5
Location15 km south-east of Pongaroa
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 9:29:49 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude1.8
Location20 km north-west of Dannevirke
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 9:10:36 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude2.0
Location30 km east of Wairoa
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5 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 9:04:07 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km west of Haast
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 8:25:40 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.9
Location15 km north-east of Pongaroa
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6 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 8:09:25 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.1
Location35 km north-east of Matawai
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 8:05:13 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.4
Location10 km north of Ohakune
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 8:03:34 am
Depth273 km
Magnitude4.5
Location1185 km south-east of Nadi, Fiji
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 7:59:20 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.6
Location40 km south of Seddon
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6 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 7:32:26 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.8
Location30 km east of Seddon
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 7:30:49 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.2
Location15 km west of Castlepoint
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6 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 6:27:12 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 6:11:37 am
Depth109 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km west of Taupo
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 5:48:17 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.5
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 5:42:09 am
Depth44 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km north-east of Waipukurau
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 5:39:48 am
Depth75 km
Magnitude2.8
Location65 km south-west of Waverley
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 4:21:24 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude1.9
Location10 km west of Napier
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 3:45:42 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north of Ruatoria
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 3:18:31 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.4
Location20 km east of Methven
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 1:09:08 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.3
Location20 km south-west of Whanganui
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 12:50:44 am
Depth45 km
Magnitude2.6
Location65 km south-east of Tolaga Bay
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 12:43:17 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.2
Location30 km east of Seddon
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 12:42:58 am
Depth51 km
Magnitude1.5
Location30 km east of Turangi
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13 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 8 2015, 12:12:24 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km south-east of Christchurch
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14 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 11:46:57 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.6
Location10 km south-east of Christchurch
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14 hours ago