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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Apr 29 2015, 2:00:09 am
Depth217 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km east of Tokoroa
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24 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Apr 29 2015, 1:54:47 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude1.7
Location5 km west of Taihape
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29 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Apr 29 2015, 12:14:57 am
Depth40 km
Magnitude1.7
Location10 km south-west of Waipukurau
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Apr 29 2015, 12:03:41 am
Depth173 km
Magnitude2.3
Location20 km south of Taupo
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 11:55:16 pm
Depth108 km
Magnitude2.3
Location45 km north-east of French Pass
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 10:35:32 pm
Depth68 km
Magnitude2.6
Location45 km south-east of St Arnaud
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 10:04:41 pm
Depth45 km
Magnitude1.9
Location10 km south-east of Hastings
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4 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 9:51:15 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude1.9
Location25 km south-east of Rotorua
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 9:37:48 pm
Depth78 km
Magnitude2.8
Location65 km south of Waverley
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 9:31:02 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.0
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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4 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 9:30:18 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km south of Queenstown
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 9:10:01 pm
Depth36 km
Magnitude2.2
Location40 km east of Wairoa
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 8:57:18 pm
Depth59 km
Magnitude2.1
Location30 km north-east of Te Kaha
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5 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 8:26:16 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.1
Location5 km north-west of New Plymouth
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 8:18:03 pm
Depth44 km
Magnitude2.2
Location40 km east of Tolaga Bay
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 6:57:33 pm
Depth232 km
Magnitude2.8
Location70 km north of White Island
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 6:22:09 pm
Depth114 km
Magnitude3.4
Location30 km east of Mokau
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 6:07:18 pm
Depth211 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km west of Tauranga
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8 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 4:45:11 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km east of Pongaroa
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 4:33:06 pm
Depth48 km
Magnitude2.6
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 3:57:27 pm
Depth75 km
Magnitude3.8
Location40 km north-west of Kaikoura
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 2:43:46 pm
Depth52 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km west of Te Anau
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11 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 1:32:00 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south-east of Wairoa
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 1:21:06 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude1.5
Location20 km south-west of Turangi
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 11:57:49 am
Depth205 km
Magnitude2.9
Location35 km north-west of Rotorua
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 11:10:36 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km south-west of Hawera
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 11:08:48 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km north-east of Waipukurau
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 10:54:05 am
Depth109 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km north-west of Murchison
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 7:49:46 am
Depth52 km
Magnitude3.0
Location40 km south-east of St Arnaud
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18 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 6:57:51 am
Depth2 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km south-east of Rotorua
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19 hours ago