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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 4:15:26 am
Depth83 km
Magnitude2.2
Location50 km west of Levin
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15 mins ago

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Intensity light
NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 4:07:28 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km south-west of Gore
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23 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 3:54:05 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude0.6
Location20 km north-east of Ohakune
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37 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 2:41:10 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude1.7
Location35 km east of Napier
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 2:30:58 am
Depth216 km
Magnitude2.2
Location40 km north-east of Tauranga
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 2:19:37 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude1.5
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 2:17:44 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.0
Location15 km south-west of Taupo
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 2:11:48 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 2:08:14 am
Depth217 km
Magnitude3.2
Location50 km east of Palmerston
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 12:58:43 am
Depth131 km
Magnitude2.0
Location30 km east of Rotorua
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 12:54:26 am
Depth181 km
Magnitude2.7
Location80 km north of French Pass
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 12:39:23 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude0.5
Location30 km north-east of Ohakune
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3 hours ago

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NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 12:38:09 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude1.1
Location30 km north of Taihape
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 12:06:23 am
Depth76 km
Magnitude1.9
Location35 km north of Whanganui
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Dec 23 2014, 12:04:18 am
Depth163 km
Magnitude3.0
Location85 km north-east of White Island
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 11:57:49 pm
Depth216 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km east of Tauranga
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4 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 11:40:28 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km west of Pongaroa
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 11:39:26 pm
Depth62 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km north-east of Matawai
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 11:39:07 pm
Depth106 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km west of Hokitika
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 11:37:28 pm
Depth118 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km north-east of Te Araroa
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 11:27:50 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude1.1
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 11:08:14 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude1.2
Location25 km east of Ohakune
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 10:41:12 pm
Depth114 km
Magnitude1.9
Location10 km south of Rotorua
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 10:16:21 pm
Depth84 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km east of Milford Sound
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 10:00:39 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude1.7
Location5 km south of Seddon
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 9:30:00 pm
Depth103 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km east of Hunterville
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 8:45:54 pm
Depth270 km
Magnitude3.9
Location115 km north-east of White Island
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 8:26:33 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude2.5
Location50 km east of Stratford
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 8:17:47 pm
Depth104 km
Magnitude2.4
Location55 km south-west of Waverley
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Dec 22 2014, 7:23:07 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude1.6
Location10 km south of Eketahuna
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9 hours ago