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

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  • Public Id: 2014p303811
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 9:50:54 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 25 km north of White Island
  • Felt it?

7 mins ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303801
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 9:45:25 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 30 km north of White Island
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12 mins ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303795
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 9:42:10 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 6 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 30 km north of White Island
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16 mins ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303787
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 9:37:30 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 88 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 230 km east of Te Araroa
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20 mins ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303766
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 9:26:58 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 56 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 35 km south of St Arnaud
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31 mins ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303713
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 8:58:30 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 62 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 40 km south-east of Porangahau
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59 mins ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303705
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 8:54:22 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 48 km
  • Magnitude: 0.3
  • Location: 15 km south-west of Te Araroa
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1 hour ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303650
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 8:25:03 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 27 km
  • Magnitude: 1.6
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
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1 hour ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303606
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 8:01:36 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 83 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 35 km north of Te Kaha
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1 hour ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303589
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 7:52:45 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 27 km
  • Magnitude: 1.7
  • Location: 20 km north-east of Napier
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2 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303543
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 7:27:48 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 298 km
  • Magnitude: 3.5
  • Location: 45 km north-west of White Island
  • Felt it?

2 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303529
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 7:20:29 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 40 km north-east of Stratford
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2 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303307
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 5:21:31 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 148 km
  • Magnitude: 4.0
  • Location: 460 km north-east of Whakatane
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4 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303245
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 4:49:22 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 26 km
  • Magnitude: 1.5
  • Location: 25 km east of Wellington
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5 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303185
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 4:17:05 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 26 km
  • Magnitude: 1.8
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
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5 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p303004
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 2:40:44 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 18 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 25 km north of Taihape
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7 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302878
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 1:33:41 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 26 km
  • Magnitude: 1.7
  • Location: 20 km east of Eketahuna
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8 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302845
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 1:16:17 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 30 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 10 km east of Eketahuna
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8 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302766
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 12:33:53 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 127 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 30 km north-east of Rotorua
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9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302703
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 12:00:10 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 30 km north of White Island
  • Felt it?

9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302682
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 11:48:59 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 33 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 5 km north-west of Levin
  • Felt it?

10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302680
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 11:48:10 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 50 km south of Hokitika
  • Felt it?

10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302611
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 11:11:15 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 23 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 20 km north-east of Stratford
  • Felt it?

10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302607
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 11:09:04 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 1.6
  • Location: 20 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302544
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 10:35:37 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 3.9
  • Location: 45 km west of Milford Sound
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11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302484
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 10:03:54 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 20 km
  • Magnitude: 1.8
  • Location: 45 km west of Levin
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11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302443
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 9:41:40 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 20 km north of White Island
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12 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302386
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 9:12:00 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 31 km
  • Magnitude: 1.1
  • Location: 20 km east of Eketahuna
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12 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302355
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 8:54:17 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 335 km
  • Magnitude: 4.2
  • Location: 680 km north-east of Whangarei
  • Felt it?

13 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p302208
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 23 2014 at 7:36:25 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 30 km north of White Island
  • Felt it?

14 hours ago