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

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Intensity light
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 8:28:04 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km east of Waipukurau
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4 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 7:02:42 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude4.0
Location245 km south-east of Castlepoint
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 4:10:34 pm
Depth115 km
Magnitude2.4
Location30 km south-west of Motueka
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 10:54:32 am
Depth58 km
Magnitude2.2
Location25 km west of Te Araroa
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 8:14:04 am
Depth119 km
Magnitude3.3
Location115 km east of Whitianga
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16 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 7:20:43 am
Depth309 km
Magnitude4.4
Location420 km north-east of Whakatane
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17 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 6:34:27 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.6
Location40 km south-east of Wairoa
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18 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 6:11:43 am
Depth73 km
Magnitude2.7
Location55 km south-west of Waverley
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18 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 4:37:04 am
Depth143 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km east of Taumarunui
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20 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 3:12:35 am
Depth59 km
Magnitude2.4
Location25 km east of Nelson
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21 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 1:00:45 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude1.9
Location10 km west of Paraparaumu
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23 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 12:18:09 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 12:00:56 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north of Gisborne
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 8:58:06 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south-west of Haast
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 6:04:54 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 2:43:06 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south of Blenheim
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1 day ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 2:21:04 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.2
Location15 km north-west of Turangi
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1 day ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 1:12:00 pm
Depth219 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km west of Murupara
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 12:47:37 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.0
Location45 km north-east of Waverley
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1 day ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 10:55:19 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km north-west of Eketahuna
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 9:03:06 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 8:31:09 am
Depth186 km
Magnitude3.3
Location30 km south of Taumarunui
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1 day ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 8:19:25 am
Depth40 km
Magnitude1.5
Location35 km north-east of Taihape
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1 day ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 7:55:29 am
Depth96 km
Magnitude2.4
Location35 km west of Whakatane
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1 day ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 6:53:44 am
Depth96 km
Magnitude2.1
Location30 km south-west of Motueka
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

1 day ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 6:50:40 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude1.7
Location25 km east of Dannevirke
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

1 day ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 5:47:11 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km south-east of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

1 day ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 5:30:26 am
Depth43 km
Magnitude1.1
Location5 km east of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

1 day ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 4:57:53 am
Depth41 km
Magnitude1.9
Location15 km west of Blenheim
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 4:33:48 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.0
Location55 km north-west of Napier
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

1 day ago