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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 12:19:58 pm
Depth136 km
Magnitude4.0
Location205 km north-east of Te Araroa
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3 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 12:15:33 pm
Depth172 km
Magnitude2.6
Location105 km north of Te Araroa
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7 mins ago

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NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 11:28:48 am
Depth33 km
Magnitude2.0
Location30 km west of Levin
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54 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 10:51:30 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.5
Location20 km north-west of Pongaroa
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 10:33:44 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 10:26:50 am
Depth272 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Cambridge
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 10:22:59 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude1.3
Location30 km north-west of Ohakune
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2 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 10:02:12 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude4.1
Location30 km north-east of White Island
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 9:30:36 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.3
Location30 km north-east of White Island
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 8:38:28 am
Depth176 km
Magnitude2.4
Location45 km south-west of Taumarunui
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 8:07:36 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude1.7
Location25 km east of Napier
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 6:34:21 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude0.9
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 6:09:28 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.8
Location25 km west of Arthur's Pass
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 5:53:12 am
Depth247 km
Magnitude3.2
Location75 km south of Opunake
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 5:52:28 am
Depth304 km
Magnitude3.3
Location115 km north of White Island
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 5:49:21 am
Depth120 km
Magnitude1.7
Location40 km north of Waverley
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 5:14:26 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km south-west of Whanganui
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 4:30:10 am
Depth201 km
Magnitude2.3
Location40 km west of Taupo
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 4:21:28 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude1.0
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 4:20:23 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.6
Location30 km west of Gisborne
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 2:55:53 am
Depth141 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km east of Rotorua
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 2:49:21 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km north-east of Gisborne
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 2:24:36 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude0.9
Location20 km north-west of Taihape
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 2:09:14 am
Depth40 km
Magnitude1.0
Location40 km south of Turangi
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 12:16:17 am
Depth149 km
Magnitude2.2
Location60 km north of White Island
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 12:07:19 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.1
Location15 km north-west of Taihape
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 11:35:50 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.3
Location35 km south-west of Taumarunui
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 11:00:28 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude1.4
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 10:56:21 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.5
Location10 km south-west of Hastings
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 10:49:35 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude1.4
Location30 km south-east of Taihape
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13 hours ago