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

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 8:42:37 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north of Opunake
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30 mins ago

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Intensity light
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 6:57:40 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.0
Location35 km east of Haast
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 5:43:03 pm
Depth102 km
Magnitude2.7
Location65 km north of French Pass
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 2:59:39 pm
Depth250 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km west of Taumarunui
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 2:37:50 pm
Depth68 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-east of White Island
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 12:31:12 pm
Depth177 km
Magnitude2.7
Location55 km north-west of White Island
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8 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 10:22:04 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km east of Seddon
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 8:34:19 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km south-west of Wairoa
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 7:59:05 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km south of Wairoa
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 7:50:47 am
Depth49 km
Magnitude2.8
Location75 km east of Tokomaru Bay
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 5:53:11 am
Depth4 km
Magnitude1.0
Location15 km north of Ohakune
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 5:42:03 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.8
Location20 km west of Porangahau
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 5:10:16 am
Depth188 km
Magnitude2.8
Location65 km north-east of Collingwood
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16 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 5:06:09 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.5
Location35 km south-east of Karamea
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16 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 4:54:55 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km north-west of Wairoa
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16 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 4:52:04 am
Depth69 km
Magnitude2.7
Location45 km east of Hastings
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16 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 4:13:20 am
Depth127 km
Magnitude2.3
Location40 km east of Tauranga
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17 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 4:05:12 am
Depth106 km
Magnitude2.8
Location30 km south-west of Waverley
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17 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 3:33:34 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km south of Oxford
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17 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 2:43:00 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.5
Location85 km west of Tuatapere
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18 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 2:05:19 am
Depth163 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km south-east of Stratford
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19 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 1:54:07 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.7
Location30 km east of Matawai
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19 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 1:29:53 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude1.5
Location25 km north-west of Taihape
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19 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 1:26:07 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south-east of Wairoa
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19 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 1:09:07 am
Depth85 km
Magnitude2.6
Location35 km south of Nelson
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20 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 12:53:09 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.3
Location40 km west of Napier
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20 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Oct 31 2014, 12:50:42 am
Depth183 km
Magnitude3.0
Location115 km north of Te Araroa
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20 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTThu, Oct 30 2014, 11:40:05 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km south of Twizel
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21 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTThu, Oct 30 2014, 11:16:33 pm
Depth40 km
Magnitude2.5
Location25 km south-east of Wairoa
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21 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 30 2014, 11:13:01 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-east of Seddon
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22 hours ago