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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 11:11:23 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.0
Location10 km east of Napier
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49 mins ago

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Intensity light
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 10:55:45 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km west of Christchurch
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 10:12:59 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude1.5
Location30 km south of Taumarunui
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 9:55:57 am
Depth236 km
Magnitude2.4
Location40 km south-west of Hawera
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 9:41:14 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 7:43:10 am
Depth39 km
Magnitude2.6
Location30 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 7:21:39 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km east of Matawai
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 6:17:59 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude1.6
Location40 km north-east of Taihape
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5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 5:42:30 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-east of Te Kaha
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6 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 4:48:04 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north-east of Stratford
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 4:38:43 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude1.8
Location5 km east of Porangahau
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 4:26:48 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km south-east of Whanganui
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 3:44:04 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km south-east of Whanganui
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 2:20:03 am
Depth45 km
Magnitude2.6
Location40 km south-east of Hastings
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 2:14:43 am
Depth173 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north-east of Rotorua
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 1:26:22 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.2
Location15 km north-west of Martinborough
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10 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 1:25:16 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.1
Location65 km north-west of Te Araroa
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 1:22:23 am
Depth48 km
Magnitude2.0
Location10 km south-east of Waipukurau
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 1:17:09 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude1.7
Location45 km west of Hastings
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 1:04:06 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km west of Paraparaumu
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 12:20:42 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.0
Location10 km east of Seddon
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 12:08:31 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude1.5
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSun, Sep 21 2014, 12:03:13 am
Depth214 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km west of Taumarunui
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11 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 20 2014, 11:36:39 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Sep 20 2014, 11:28:31 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Sep 20 2014, 11:18:31 pm
Depth203 km
Magnitude2.7
Location30 km south-west of Tauranga
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Sep 20 2014, 11:16:01 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude0.9
Location25 km south-west of Turangi
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12 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 20 2014, 10:58:10 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km north of Taupo
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Sep 20 2014, 10:51:34 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km north of Taihape
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13 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 20 2014, 10:46:13 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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13 hours ago