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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 1:53:57 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude1.6
Location5 km south of Pongaroa
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10 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 12:39:03 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude1.4
Location30 km south-east of Taumarunui
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 12:25:24 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.2
Location15 km north-west of New Plymouth
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 12:14:48 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude1.8
Location5 km north-east of Seddon
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 11:50:49 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude1.6
Location10 km west of Hastings
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 10:22:10 am
Depth84 km
Magnitude2.1
Location20 km north-west of Te Kaha
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 9:52:20 am
Depth196 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south of Tokoroa
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 9:00:04 am
Depth148 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km north-east of Rotorua
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 8:40:25 am
Depth47 km
Magnitude1.4
Location5 km south-east of Hastings
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 8:31:13 am
Depth133 km
Magnitude1.8
Location20 km west of Taupo
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 8:10:47 am
Depth124 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km south of White Island
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 8:03:07 am
Depth94 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km west of Dannevirke
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 7:54:36 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude1.1
Location25 km north-west of Taihape
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 7:35:18 am
Depth275 km
Magnitude3.2
Location60 km north-west of White Island
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 7:29:27 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.0
Location20 km south of Wairoa
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 7:27:13 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.0
Location20 km north of Taihape
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 6:08:00 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.1
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 5:53:56 am
Depth138 km
Magnitude2.1
Location20 km north of Turangi
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 5:48:17 am
Depth57 km
Magnitude2.8
Location70 km north-west of Te Araroa
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 5:08:42 am
Depth151 km
Magnitude2.7
Location55 km north-east of Collingwood
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 5:07:59 am
Depth132 km
Magnitude2.8
Location30 km north-west of White Island
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8 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 4:41:00 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.5
Location35 km south of Wairoa
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9 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 4:37:43 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.8
Location25 km north of Queenstown
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 4:26:35 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude1.9
Location20 km east of Seddon
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 4:03:19 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude2.0
Location20 km north of Whanganui
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 3:52:43 am
Depth122 km
Magnitude1.7
LocationWithin 5 km of Turangi
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 3:48:47 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude1.4
Location25 km east of Ohakune
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 3:40:26 am
Depth226 km
Magnitude2.4
Location25 km south of Tauranga
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 3:35:36 am
Depth81 km
Magnitude2.7
Location35 km north-east of Milford Sound
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 3 2014, 3:25:40 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude1.5
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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10 hours ago