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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 11:42:02 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.6
Location25 km north-west of Gisborne
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8 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 11:28:48 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude1.7
Location35 km north-west of Wellington
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21 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 10:28:47 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude1.9
Location20 km east of Seddon
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 10:04:44 am
Depth101 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km south of Nelson
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 10:03:49 am
Depth37 km
Magnitude2.6
Location65 km north-east of White Island
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 9:57:57 am
Depth74 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km north-west of Ruatoria
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 9:29:37 am
Depth78 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-east of Waipukurau
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 9:01:05 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km south-east of Wairoa
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 8:12:23 am
Depth66 km
Magnitude2.0
Location55 km west of Levin
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 7:10:03 am
Depth83 km
Magnitude1.7
Location25 km north of French Pass
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 7:09:33 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude1.1
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 5:57:35 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.4
Location85 km south-west of Opunake
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5 hours ago

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NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 5:52:03 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude1.4
Location25 km south-west of Gisborne
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 5:43:46 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude1.7
Location25 km south of Seddon
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 5:36:18 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude0.3
Location15 km south-west of Turangi
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 5:26:01 am
Depth156 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km south of Rotorua
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 5:09:42 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude0.7
Location10 km south-west of Turangi
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 4:43:57 am
Depth39 km
Magnitude1.6
Location40 km east of Turangi
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 4:36:10 am
Depth65 km
Magnitude2.0
Location10 km west of Whakatane
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 4:20:35 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude0.6
Location30 km north of Ohakune
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 3:35:27 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude1.6
Location30 km west of Twizel
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 3:25:51 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude-0.0
Location25 km south-west of Turangi
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 3:24:54 am
Depth33 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km north of Opotiki
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 3:11:29 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.5
Location30 km north-west of Thames
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 2:54:56 am
Depth126 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-west of Rotorua
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 2:39:06 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude1.3
Location25 km south-west of Taumarunui
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 2:18:31 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.3
Location40 km east of Taihape
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 2:10:42 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km south of Seddon
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 2:09:58 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.0
Location35 km north of Taihape
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 1:46:56 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude1.7
Location25 km south-east of Wairoa
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10 hours ago