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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 7:49:51 pm
Depth45 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km west of Whakatane
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11 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 7:46:43 pm
Depth284 km
Magnitude2.9
Location185 km north-east of Whitianga
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14 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 6:51:25 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north-east of Whanganui
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 6:43:47 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km south-west of Taupo
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 6:27:45 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude0.8
Location20 km north-east of Ohakune
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1 hour ago

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Intensity light
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 6:04:48 pm
Depth2 km
Magnitude2.9
Location110 km north of Te Araroa
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 4:36:55 pm
Depth56 km
Magnitude2.0
Location35 km north-east of Waverley
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 4:11:44 pm
Depth68 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km west of Te Anau
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 4:05:46 pm
Depth132 km
Magnitude3.1
Location95 km north-east of Te Araroa
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 4:04:55 pm
Depth204 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km south-east of Tokoroa
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 2:48:55 pm
Depth157 km
Magnitude2.2
Location35 km south-west of Motueka
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 2:01:36 pm
Depth47 km
Magnitude1.4
Location20 km north-west of Taihape
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6 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 1:41:24 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km north-east of Turangi
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 1:32:43 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude1.5
Location15 km north-east of Turangi
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6 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 1:13:51 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location35 km west of Milford Sound
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 1:08:08 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.0
Location35 km east of Gisborne
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 12:47:41 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.3
Location25 km north of Taihape
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 11:32:03 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude1.4
Location20 km south-west of Taupo
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 10:47:50 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude1.3
Location5 km north of Martinborough
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9 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 10:38:21 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.9
Location40 km north of Oxford
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 10:30:34 am
Depth89 km
Magnitude1.8
Location5 km north of Ohakune
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 10:28:21 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.7
Location20 km south-west of Pongaroa
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 10:00:46 am
Depth124 km
Magnitude2.2
Location40 km north-east of Stratford
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 9:12:46 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km south-west of Wellington
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 9:05:12 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude1.7
Location5 km west of Hastings
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 8:51:20 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude1.3
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 8:44:47 am
Depth41 km
Magnitude1.5
Location15 km south of Hastings
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 8:17:55 am
Depth92 km
Magnitude2.3
Location55 km north-west of Levin
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 8:11:48 am
Depth43 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km south of Hastings
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 8:01:25 am
Depth48 km
Magnitude2.5
Location30 km west of Kaikoura
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12 hours ago