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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 8:06:25 pm
Depth103 km
Magnitude1.6
Location15 km south-west of Turangi
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2 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 7:57:50 pm
Depth61 km
Magnitude1.8
Location25 km south-west of Murupara
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11 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 7:52:03 pm
Depth110 km
Magnitude2.7
Location85 km east of Porangahau
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17 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 7:47:22 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.4
Location30 km east of Tolaga Bay
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21 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 7:45:15 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude1.9
Location10 km north-east of Wairoa
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23 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 7:41:47 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km south of Wairoa
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27 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 7:40:15 pm
Depth212 km
Magnitude3.7
Location25 km west of Taumarunui
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28 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 7:40:10 pm
Depth81 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-west of Murupara
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28 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 7:39:52 pm
Depth134 km
Magnitude3.3
Location30 km north of Te Kaha
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29 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 7:32:13 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.3
Location30 km east of Tolaga Bay
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36 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 6:56:55 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km east of Haast
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 6:51:31 pm
Depth243 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km south-east of Tauranga
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 6:47:42 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location25 km north-west of Levin
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 6:45:36 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude1.2
Location25 km north-west of Taihape
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 5:42:21 pm
Depth71 km
Magnitude1.9
Location20 km north-west of Murupara
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 5:33:26 pm
Depth43 km
Magnitude2.3
Location20 km east of Waipukurau
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 4:14:03 pm
Depth70 km
Magnitude2.5
Location30 km south of Nelson
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 3:48:08 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude1.4
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 3:35:58 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude1.3
Location20 km north-west of Taihape
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4 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 2:44:18 pm
Depth39 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 2:40:27 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.2
Location35 km south-west of Whanganui
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 2:03:28 pm
Depth90 km
Magnitude2.6
Location35 km north-east of Te Kaha
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 1:44:52 pm
Depth159 km
Magnitude2.5
Location25 km north-east of Taumarunui
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 12:54:00 pm
Depth42 km
Magnitude2.1
Location30 km east of Waipukurau
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 12:33:27 pm
Depth137 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south-east of Turangi
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 12:05:22 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude1.6
Location15 km west of Porangahau
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 11:30:54 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude1.3
Location20 km north-west of Taihape
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 10:20:44 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.8
Location20 km south-east of Dannevirke
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 9:39:04 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.8
Location5 km north-west of Taihape
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 9:35:37 am
Depth209 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south of Rotorua
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10 hours ago