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

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  • Public Id: 2014p548383
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 9:38:48 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 67 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 10 km north-east of Murupara
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6 mins ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p548319
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 9:04:38 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 19 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 15 km east of Tolaga Bay
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40 mins ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p548243
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 8:24:04 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 64 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 10 km north-east of Wellington
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1 hour ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p548198
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 8:00:00 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 237 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 50 km north-west of White Island
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1 hour ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p548179
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 7:49:52 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 30 km east of Milford Sound
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1 hour ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p548041
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 6:36:28 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 5 km north-east of Porangahau
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3 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547790
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 4:22:36 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 30 km
  • Magnitude: 1.7
  • Location: 10 km east of Eketahuna
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5 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547697
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 3:33:19 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 47 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 45 km east of Tolaga Bay
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6 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547644
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 3:04:49 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
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6 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547629
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 2:57:13 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 124 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 85 km north of Te Araroa
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6 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547610
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 2:46:49 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 1.8
  • Location: Within 5 km of Taupo
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6 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547607
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 2:45:11 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 6 km
  • Magnitude: 1.9
  • Location: 5 km north of Taupo
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7 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547557
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 2:18:54 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 0 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 55 km north-west of Napier
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7 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547550
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 2:14:54 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 212 km
  • Magnitude: 3.5
  • Location: 35 km west of Whakatane
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7 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547516
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 1:57:19 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 25 km west of Te Araroa
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7 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547456
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 1:24:52 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 18 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 20 km north-east of Seddon
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8 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547444
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 1:18:40 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 35 km north of Tokoroa
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8 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547352
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 12:29:35 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 1.8
  • Location: 20 km west of Te Araroa
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9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547285
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 11:53:50 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 30 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 25 km east of Dannevirke
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9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547201
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 11:09:09 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 149 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 20 km west of Hawera
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10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547200
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 11:08:29 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 1.7
  • Location: 10 km west of Pongaroa
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10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547103
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 10:16:54 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 5 km east of Seddon
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11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547084
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 10:06:28 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 86 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 35 km north of Te Kaha
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11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547054
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 9:50:48 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 34 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 15 km east of Paraparaumu
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11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547029
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 9:37:12 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 45 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 60 km east of Tolaga Bay
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12 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p546990
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 9:16:16 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 15 km south-east of Wairoa
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12 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p546930
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 8:44:54 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 1.7
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
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13 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p546711
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 6:48:04 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 59 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 30 km east of Wellington
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14 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p546652
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 6:16:31 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 222 km
  • Magnitude: 4.1
  • Location: 20 km west of Taumarunui
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15 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p546589
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 5:43:08 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 30 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 20 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

16 hours ago