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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 11:09:27 am
Depth85 km
Magnitude2.0
Location15 km north of Waverley
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58 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 11:02:33 am
Depth38 km
Magnitude1.7
Location10 km south of Hastings
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 10:15:14 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude1.3
Location30 km south of Taumarunui
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 8:58:15 am
Depth33 km
Magnitude2.4
Location45 km east of Turangi
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 8:31:19 am
Depth77 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north of St Arnaud
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3 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 8:11:16 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.8
Location30 km south-west of Balclutha
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 7:30:38 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude1.1
Location25 km north of Taihape
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4 hours ago

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NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 7:06:01 am
Depth74 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km west of Whakatane
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5 hours ago

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NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 6:30:12 am
Depth145 km
Magnitude2.5
Location30 km south-west of Motueka
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5 hours ago

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NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 6:27:08 am
Depth63 km
Magnitude2.4
Location25 km south of St Arnaud
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5 hours ago

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NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 6:01:49 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.0
Location30 km south-east of Wellington
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6 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 5:33:01 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.0
Location30 km west of Christchurch
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 5:22:55 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude0.3
Location25 km south-west of Turangi
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 5:17:28 am
Depth44 km
Magnitude1.8
Location25 km south of Opotiki
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 4:59:51 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude1.9
Location20 km west of Feilding
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 4:59:15 am
Depth4 km
Magnitude2.3
Location20 km north-west of Oxford
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 4:55:56 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.7
Location20 km north of Gisborne
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 4:49:02 am
Depth43 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north of Tauranga
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 4:43:08 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.0
Location15 km south-east of Dannevirke
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 4:41:47 am
Depth69 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km north of Te Kaha
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7 hours ago

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NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 4:30:52 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude2.0
Location10 km west of Te Kaha
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 4:07:02 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude1.5
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 4:04:12 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude1.4
Location15 km south-west of Masterton
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 4:02:31 am
Depth58 km
Magnitude2.0
Location30 km south of Rotorua
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 3:46:06 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude0.8
Location40 km west of Napier
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 3:39:38 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.2
Location65 km west of Levin
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 3:06:59 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude1.8
Location30 km east of Te Kaha
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 2:53:31 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km south of Ruatoria
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 2:45:31 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude1.6
LocationWithin 5 km of Waipukurau
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Aug 28 2015, 2:40:47 am
Depth141 km
Magnitude2.6
Location30 km south of Rotorua
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9 hours ago