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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 9:24:49 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.3
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 9:11:43 pm
Depth69 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-east of Taupo
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 9:10:01 pm
Depth64 km
Magnitude3.0
Location55 km east of Kaikoura
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 9:09:52 pm
Depth41 km
Magnitude3.1
Location60 km east of Porangahau
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 8:38:48 pm
Depth40 km
Magnitude1.5
Location20 km west of Porangahau
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 8:37:07 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude1.3
Location10 km south-west of Masterton
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 8:32:47 pm
Depth83 km
Magnitude2.4
Location20 km south-east of Taumarunui
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 8:22:42 pm
Depth109 km
Magnitude3.1
Location35 km north of Te Anau
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 7:56:09 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude1.7
Location20 km north-west of Gisborne
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 6:23:34 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.3
Location20 km north-west of White Island
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 5:05:50 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude1.3
Location25 km north of Taihape
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 4:43:23 pm
Depth177 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km north-west of Taupo
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 4:27:41 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude1.3
Location20 km south of Paraparaumu
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6 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 3:56:42 pm
Depth41 km
Magnitude3.4
Location60 km north of Te Kaha
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 3:48:15 pm
Depth60 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km north of Te Anau
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 3:09:10 pm
Depth104 km
Magnitude2.5
Location35 km west of Whakatane
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 1:47:05 pm
Depth47 km
Magnitude1.8
Location45 km north-east of Taihape
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 1:28:13 pm
Depth97 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km north of Taupo
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9 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 1:17:10 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.6
Location30 km south of Oxford
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9 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 12:54:52 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km north-west of Murupara
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 12:36:16 pm
Depth74 km
Magnitude2.4
Location25 km north-west of Taupo
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9 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 10:33:30 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km north-east of Eketahuna
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 9:51:16 am
Depth163 km
Magnitude3.1
Location35 km west of Ohakune
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12 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 9:02:30 am
Depth2 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south-east of Karamea
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 8:37:15 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km west of Napier
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13 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 8:20:35 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude3.2
Location45 km south-east of Wellington
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14 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 6:55:35 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.8
Location30 km north-east of Hanmer Springs
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 6:06:15 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km east of Ruatoria
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16 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 6:01:39 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km west of Hawera
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16 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 5:38:03 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km west of Napier
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16 hours ago