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

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Intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 9:54:47 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.4
Location20 km south-east of Ohakune
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29 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 9:17:35 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north-east of Masterton
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 9:12:48 am
Depth77 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north-west of Te Kaha
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 8:36:27 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km north-east of Hastings
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 8:11:38 am
Depth153 km
Magnitude3.3
Location45 km north of Te Araroa
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 7:48:53 am
Depth506 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km north-west of Thames
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 7:14:17 am
Depth184 km
Magnitude2.6
Location35 km east of Karamea
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3 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 6:29:28 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.1
Location90 km north of White Island
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 5:47:10 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km north-east of Eketahuna
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 4:58:18 am
Depth41 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km east of Waverley
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 3:54:53 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.4
Location10 km west of Ohakune
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 3:13:01 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude1.8
Location35 km west of Hastings
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 3:10:45 am
Depth227 km
Magnitude2.8
Location30 km north-west of Rotorua
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 1:20:32 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude0.9
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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9 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 12:08:51 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north of Hanmer Springs
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 10:57:23 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude1.2
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 10:42:48 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.1
Location20 km east of Napier
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 10:30:44 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude1.6
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 8:23:40 pm
Depth128 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north-west of Taupo
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14 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 7:35:51 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.3
Location45 km east of Hastings
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 7:18:47 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude1.8
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 6:47:30 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.0
Location20 km west of Martinborough
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 6:43:57 pm
Depth99 km
Magnitude2.8
Location70 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 6:31:53 pm
Depth194 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km east of Te Kuiti
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 6:22:18 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.3
Location20 km south of Wairoa
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16 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 6:02:49 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.5
Location30 km south-east of Tolaga Bay
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16 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 5:40:41 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km south-east of Tolaga Bay
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16 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 5:18:42 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude1.2
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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17 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 3:58:06 pm
Depth42 km
Magnitude2.6
Location40 km east of Tolaga Bay
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18 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 3:49:02 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.1
Location25 km south-west of Wairoa
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18 hours ago