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

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Intensity light
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 3:05:54 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km east of Whanganui
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10 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 3:01:05 am
Depth231 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km south-west of Tokoroa
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15 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 2:24:13 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude1.6
Location20 km south-east of Hastings
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51 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 2:08:40 am
Depth46 km
Magnitude1.9
Location25 km north of Opotiki
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 2:07:04 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude1.3
Location20 km east of Matawai
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 1:59:31 am
Depth39 km
Magnitude2.4
Location25 km west of Wellington
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 1:57:55 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude1.9
Location30 km north-west of Waipukurau
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 1:49:26 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude1.8
Location20 km south-west of Levin
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 1:42:28 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.8
Location25 km north-west of Wairoa
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 1:39:02 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.1
Location25 km east of White Island
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 1:39:01 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.9
Location30 km west of Arthur's Pass
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1 hour ago

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Intensity light
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 1:17:24 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.0
Location45 km north-east of White Island
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1 hour ago

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Intensity light
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 1:05:37 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.8
Location50 km south-west of Waverley
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 12:49:49 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude1.6
Location35 km west of Hastings
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 12:41:58 am
Depth180 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km west of Hawera
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 12:12:06 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude1.8
Location25 km south-east of Hastings
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 12:05:18 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.6
Location25 km south-east of Hastings
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 11:51:44 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.1
Location70 km south of Waverley
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 11:29:05 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude1.9
Location25 km south-east of Hastings
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 10:42:09 pm
Depth59 km
Magnitude2.6
Location60 km north of Te Araroa
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 10:35:12 pm
Depth62 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south-east of Whakatane
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 10:28:30 pm
Depth213 km
Magnitude3.3
Location80 km north-east of Collingwood
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 10:08:42 pm
Depth168 km
Magnitude2.6
Location120 km north-east of White Island
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 9:58:09 pm
Depth49 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km north-west of Matawai
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 9:56:05 pm
Depth186 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km east of Whangamata
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5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 9:47:00 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude1.9
Location20 km north-west of Hunterville
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 9:29:16 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.8
Location20 km west of Castlepoint
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 9:20:53 pm
Depth120 km
Magnitude3.1
Location85 km north of Te Araroa
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 9:02:24 pm
Depth36 km
Magnitude1.7
Location20 km north-east of Waipukurau
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Jan 29 2015, 8:17:37 pm
Depth99 km
Magnitude3.6
Location175 km north-east of Te Araroa
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6 hours ago