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

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 7:12:46 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude2.9
Location50 km south-east of Gisborne
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 7:06:34 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude0.6
Location20 km north-east of Ohakune
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 6:32:51 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude1.6
Location10 km south-west of Taupo
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 5:41:39 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.7
Location20 km east of Seddon
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 4:41:42 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude1.5
Location15 km west of Masterton
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 3:33:09 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km east of Masterton
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 3:27:45 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.9
Location25 km north-east of Stratford
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 3:27:18 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km west of Tokomaru Bay
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 3:14:03 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.2
Location30 km east of Wairoa
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 3:03:47 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.5
Location20 km north-east of Ohakune
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 2:55:54 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km west of Wellington
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 2:52:27 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km north of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 2:37:47 am
Depth49 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km east of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

6 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 2:09:03 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km north-west of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 1:59:07 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.7
Location5 km north-east of Masterton
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 1:54:27 am
Depth64 km
Magnitude2.2
Location30 km south of Turangi
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 1:49:32 am
Depth146 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km south-east of Rotorua
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 10:48:52 pm
Depth160 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km north-west of St Arnaud
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 10:42:59 pm
Depth131 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km north of Turangi
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 9:35:43 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude2.1
Location20 km east of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 9:12:23 pm
Depth83 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km east of Nelson
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11 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 8:49:53 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km west of Murchison
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 8:39:22 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.1
Location30 km north-west of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 7:53:34 pm
Depth93 km
Magnitude2.8
Location65 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 7:25:50 pm
Depth72 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km north-west of Murchison
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 4:08:11 pm
Depth101 km
Magnitude2.9
Location85 km north-east of Collingwood
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

16 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 4:02:33 pm
Depth3 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north-west of Murchison
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

16 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 3:34:17 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.3
Location50 km west of Levin
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

17 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 2:51:43 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.6
Location5 km west of Pongaroa
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

17 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 1:54:18 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.5
Location25 km south of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?more details...

18 hours ago