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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 7:42:59 pm
Depth93 km
Magnitude1.6
Location25 km west of Taupo
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30 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 7:13:37 pm
Depth42 km
Magnitude2.5
Location40 km south-east of Seddon
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 6:55:01 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.0
Location10 km south-east of White Island
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 6:03:04 pm
Depth139 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km west of White Island
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 5:48:37 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.2
Location40 km south of Seddon
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 5:26:34 pm
Depth60 km
Magnitude2.4
Location40 km north-west of Levin
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2 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 5:22:05 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 5:17:48 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.7
Location10 km south-west of Oxford
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 4:32:11 pm
Depth172 km
Magnitude3.1
Location45 km south-east of Te Kuiti
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3 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 4:00:48 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.1
Location40 km west of Te Anau
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 4:00:01 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.9
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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4 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 3:57:13 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 2:38:06 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.0
Location20 km east of Waipukurau
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 2:15:05 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km east of Ruatoria
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5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 12:26:49 pm
Depth125 km
Magnitude4.5
Location50 km north-east of White Island
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 12:20:54 pm
Depth133 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km north-east of Rotorua
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 11:24:40 am
Depth145 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km north of Taupo
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 11:05:46 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude1.5
Location10 km west of Napier
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 9:33:54 am
Depth92 km
Magnitude1.8
Location25 km south of Taupo
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 9:04:52 am
Depth134 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km north-west of White Island
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 8:49:56 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.1
Location10 km north of Turangi
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 8:21:47 am
Depth50 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km south-east of Whakatane
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 8:14:00 am
Depth75 km
Magnitude1.7
Location20 km south of Taupo
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 7:49:59 am
Depth72 km
Magnitude2.3
Location40 km south of Milford Sound
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 6:38:20 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.8
Location25 km east of Blenheim
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 5:22:19 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude1.8
Location10 km west of Levin
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 5:07:13 am
Depth86 km
Magnitude2.6
Location70 km north-west of White Island
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 4:41:31 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude2.8
Location75 km north-east of Collingwood
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 2:45:07 am
Depth86 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-east of Te Kaha
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17 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 1:43:23 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.9
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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18 hours ago