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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 7:05:59 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude1.6
Location15 km east of Waipukurau
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10 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 6:55:26 am
Depth71 km
Magnitude2.5
Location25 km south-west of Turangi
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21 mins ago

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NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 6:33:45 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km west of Te Kaha
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42 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 6:24:25 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude1.9
Location20 km north-east of Napier
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52 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 6:17:39 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude2.5
Location40 km east of Te Araroa
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58 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 5:48:49 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude2.1
Location30 km east of Tokomaru Bay
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 5:28:27 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km north-west of Wellington
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 4:54:59 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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2 hours ago

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NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 4:04:26 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude1.6
Location20 km north-west of Wellington
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 3:50:44 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km west of Gisborne
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 3:24:07 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 3:17:50 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.6
Location15 km north-east of Waipukurau
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3 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 2:44:59 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.9
Location55 km north-east of Te Kaha
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 2:24:13 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude0.9
Location30 km north of Ohakune
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4 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 1:54:24 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.5
Location40 km south-west of Hokitika
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 12:55:32 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude1.9
Location15 km east of Wairoa
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 2 2014, 12:40:19 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.1
Location30 km south of Wairoa
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Oct 1 2014, 11:51:24 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude1.6
Location10 km south-west of Pongaroa
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Oct 1 2014, 11:48:36 pm
Depth270 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km north of Tokoroa
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Oct 1 2014, 11:45:08 pm
Depth59 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km south-east of Hastings
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Oct 1 2014, 11:22:25 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude1.3
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Oct 1 2014, 11:00:59 pm
Depth67 km
Magnitude2.4
Location35 km south-east of Haast
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Oct 1 2014, 10:18:49 pm
Depth38 km
Magnitude2.5
Location55 km south of Murupara
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Oct 1 2014, 8:35:39 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude1.3
Location25 km north-west of Martinborough
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Oct 1 2014, 8:02:39 pm
Depth53 km
Magnitude2.7
Location30 km east of Waipukurau
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Oct 1 2014, 6:56:00 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude1.3
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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12 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 1 2014, 6:33:44 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km west of Oxford
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Oct 1 2014, 6:28:35 pm
Depth64 km
Magnitude3.1
Location45 km south-west of Milford Sound
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Oct 1 2014, 5:16:06 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km south-west of Whanganui
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Oct 1 2014, 4:44:23 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.2
Location30 km north of Ohakune
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14 hours ago