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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 2:46:16 pm
Depth72 km
Magnitude2.2
Location35 km north-east of Picton
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31 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 1:32:52 pm
Depth220 km
Magnitude3.4
Location70 km north-east of Collingwood
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 1:21:50 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south-west of Porangahau
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 12:23:56 pm
Depth46 km
Magnitude1.6
Location10 km south-east of Waipukurau
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 9:46:52 am
Depth39 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km south-east of Tolaga Bay
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 9:04:46 am
Depth201 km
Magnitude2.5
Location30 km east of Tauranga
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6 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 8:56:50 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km south-west of Milford Sound
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 8:19:26 am
Depth183 km
Magnitude2.1
Location35 km south-west of Tokoroa
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 8:01:17 am
Depth157 km
Magnitude2.7
Location95 km north of Te Araroa
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 7:55:50 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude1.8
Location35 km north-east of Napier
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7 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 7:27:39 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 7:22:42 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.9
Location20 km north-east of Waipukurau
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 6:05:27 am
Depth43 km
Magnitude3.0
Location60 km west of Milford Sound
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 5:50:27 am
Depth191 km
Magnitude2.5
Location65 km north-west of White Island
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 4:58:42 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.7
Location35 km west of Gisborne
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 4:54:27 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.1
Location20 km south-west of Turangi
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 4:47:04 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
Location35 km south of Oxford
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 3:50:43 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.4
Location30 km south-east of Wairoa
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 3:48:49 am
Depth250 km
Magnitude2.6
Location45 km north-east of Stratford
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 3:43:42 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km east of Palmerston North
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 3:01:04 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude1.4
Location15 km north-east of Eketahuna
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 2:41:14 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.4
Location15 km north-east of Taupo
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 2:37:17 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude2.2
Location60 km east of Gisborne
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 2:29:14 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude1.9
Location25 km south of Whanganui
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12 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 2:19:19 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.6
Location80 km south-west of Opunake
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 1:45:04 am
Depth64 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north-west of Picton
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 1:35:17 am
Depth182 km
Magnitude2.3
Location85 km north-east of Collingwood
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13 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 1:21:02 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south-west of Christchurch
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 1:00:06 am
Depth208 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km south of Tauranga
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14 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 23 2014, 12:32:30 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km east of Seddon
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14 hours ago