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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Dec 19 2014, 2:10:59 am
Depth33 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Hastings
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11 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 19 2014, 2:03:59 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.4
Location25 km south of Whanganui
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18 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Dec 19 2014, 1:59:30 am
Depth44 km
Magnitude1.4
Location15 km east of Waipukurau
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23 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Dec 19 2014, 1:19:08 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.1
Location40 km east of Ruatoria
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Dec 19 2014, 12:18:07 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.6
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 11:28:07 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.5
Location25 km north of Taihape
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 10:37:32 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude1.6
Location30 km west of Tolaga Bay
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 10:28:09 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.9
Location20 km west of Paraparaumu
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 9:22:44 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.7
Location20 km north-east of Turangi
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 9:00:16 pm
Depth64 km
Magnitude3.0
Location100 km east of Te Araroa
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5 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 8:57:13 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.3
Location115 km south-west of Tuatapere
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 8:51:10 pm
Depth224 km
Magnitude3.4
Location230 km north of White Island
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 7:58:26 pm
Depth36 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km east of Taihape
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 6:59:22 pm
Depth161 km
Magnitude2.6
Location35 km west of Taupo
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 6:58:51 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km east of Levin
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 6:11:32 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.9
Location20 km east of Napier
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 5:12:38 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude1.9
Location25 km east of Pongaroa
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 4:40:05 pm
Depth67 km
Magnitude3.1
Location125 km east of Te Araroa
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 4:26:20 pm
Depth48 km
Magnitude2.0
Location30 km west of Feilding
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 4:17:08 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location25 km south-west of Christchurch
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 4:03:53 pm
Depth40 km
Magnitude2.6
Location50 km east of Te Araroa
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 3:52:28 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.5
Location25 km south of Whanganui
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 3:22:20 pm
Depth42 km
Magnitude2.3
Location20 km north-east of Pongaroa
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11 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 2:49:14 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.6
Location45 km south-west of Whanganui
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 2:39:42 pm
Depth52 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km east of Dannevirke
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 2:28:07 pm
Depth111 km
Magnitude2.5
Location25 km south-east of Taupo
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 2:27:54 pm
Depth47 km
Magnitude1.7
Location10 km north-east of Eketahuna
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 2:08:08 pm
Depth202 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km west of Whakatane
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 2:08:00 pm
Depth149 km
Magnitude2.4
Location25 km north of Te Araroa
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Dec 18 2014, 2:01:49 pm
Depth138 km
Magnitude2.9
Location90 km north of Te Araroa
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12 hours ago