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

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  • Public Id: 2014p284594
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 7:12:08 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 26 km
  • Magnitude: 1.0
  • Location: 10 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

just now

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  • Public Id: 2014p284491
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 6:17:09 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 30 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 40 km north-west of Te Anau
  • Felt it?

55 mins ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p284463
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 6:02:00 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 15 km north-west of Whakatane
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1 hour ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p284457
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 5:59:08 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 22 km
  • Magnitude: 1.5
  • Location: 25 km north-west of Taihape
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1 hour ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p284396
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 5:26:25 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 152 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 60 km south-west of Waverley
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1 hour ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p284312
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 4:41:42 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 240 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 35 km east of Karamea
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2 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p284178
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 3:30:22 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 15 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 10 km north-west of Tokomaru Bay
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3 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p284142
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 3:11:15 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 44 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
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4 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p284136
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 3:08:07 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 22 km
  • Magnitude: 1.4
  • Location: 20 km north-west of Taihape
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4 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p284082
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 2:39:33 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 1.9
  • Location: 30 km west of Waipukurau
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4 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p284078
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 2:37:10 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 101 km
  • Magnitude: 3.5
  • Location: 105 km north of Te Araroa
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4 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283998
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 1:54:14 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 10 km south-east of Christchurch
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5 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283879
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 12:51:04 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 52 km
  • Magnitude: 1.5
  • Location: 10 km south-east of Waipukurau
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6 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283851
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 12:36:07 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 198 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 20 km south of Rotorua
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6 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283691
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 11:10:47 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 1.9
  • Location: 20 km north-west of Taihape
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8 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283684
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 11:07:01 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 20 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 75 km south-west of Opunake
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8 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283605
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 10:25:16 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 20 km
  • Magnitude: 1.5
  • Location: 20 km east of Pongaroa
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8 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283594
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 10:19:14 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 23 km
  • Magnitude: 1.4
  • Location: 10 km east of Eketahuna
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8 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283568
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 10:05:09 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 26 km
  • Magnitude: 1.4
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
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9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283560
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 10:01:05 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 1.9
  • Location: 20 km east of Seddon
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9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283448
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 9:01:22 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 15 km south-west of Levin
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10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283447
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 9:00:44 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 37 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 15 km east of Turangi
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10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283444
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 8:59:30 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 36 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 20 km south-east of Nelson
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10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283443
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 8:58:12 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 191 km
  • Magnitude: 3.5
  • Location: 95 km north-east of Te Araroa
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10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283327
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 7:56:58 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 25 km west of Kawhia
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11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283317
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 7:51:47 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 28 km
  • Magnitude: 1.5
  • Location: 20 km east of Eketahuna
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11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283244
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 7:13:13 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 15 km south-west of Waipukurau
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11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283238
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 7:09:11 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 281 km
  • Magnitude: 3.8
  • Location: 25 km east of Tauranga
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12 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283148
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 6:21:20 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 30 km north-east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

12 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p283136
  • NZST: Wednesday, April 16 2014 at 6:14:56 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 65 km north of White Island
  • Felt it?

12 hours ago