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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 9:51:14 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.0
Location30 km north-west of Gisborne
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25 mins ago

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Intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 8:09:20 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km south-east of Karamea
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 7:41:12 pm
Depth187 km
Magnitude2.3
Location105 km east of Porangahau
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 6:26:32 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude1.5
Location10 km east of Wairoa
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 6:24:23 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude1.8
Location20 km east of Palmerston North
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 6:23:53 pm
Depth61 km
Magnitude1.8
Location10 km west of Ruatoria
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 6:10:54 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.1
Location35 km south-west of Taumarunui
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 5:24:41 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.1
Location30 km south of Whanganui
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4 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 5:14:14 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.9
Location35 km north-east of Hanmer Springs
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 5:00:06 pm
Depth133 km
Magnitude3.0
Location85 km north of Te Araroa
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 4:09:01 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south of Waipukurau
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 4:00:10 pm
Depth45 km
Magnitude2.1
Location20 km south of Paraparaumu
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 3:58:59 pm
Depth187 km
Magnitude3.3
Location115 km north-east of Te Araroa
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 3:28:35 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.7
Location5 km north-east of Masterton
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6 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 2:49:00 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south-west of Te Kuiti
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 1:50:24 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude1.6
Location25 km east of Pongaroa
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8 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 1:32:04 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km west of Tolaga Bay
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 1:29:04 pm
Depth251 km
Magnitude3.6
Location195 km north-east of Whitianga
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 1:11:46 pm
Depth202 km
Magnitude3.1
Location70 km north of Te Kaha
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 1:09:35 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.0
Location20 km east of Murupara
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 12:48:54 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km east of Murupara
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 12:47:11 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude1.4
Location10 km east of Wellington
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 12:31:54 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.0
Location15 km east of Murupara
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 11:54:53 am
Depth199 km
Magnitude2.7
Location40 km west of Taupo
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 11:37:31 am
Depth750 km
Magnitude4.3
Location265 km north-west of New Plymouth
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 11:29:09 am
Depth207 km
Magnitude2.4
Location25 km north-west of Rotorua
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 11:12:36 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.3
Location30 km east of Wairoa
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11 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 11:08:43 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km west of Christchurch
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 10:56:15 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.0
Location30 km east of Wairoa
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 10:51:45 am
Depth49 km
Magnitude2.4
Location25 km north-east of Tokomaru Bay
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11 hours ago