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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 10:17:02 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude1.6
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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1 min ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 10:03:34 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south of Wairoa
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15 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 10:01:27 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude1.9
Location15 km north-west of Hunterville
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17 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 9:39:05 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km south-east of Rotorua
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39 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 8:43:57 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude1.6
Location35 km south-east of Turangi
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 8:09:52 pm
Depth176 km
Magnitude3.3
Location40 km north-west of Ohakune
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 8:04:30 pm
Depth51 km
Magnitude2.1
Location35 km south-east of Te Kaha
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 7:04:46 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km north-east of Masterton
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 4:58:39 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km south-east of Taihape
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5 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 4:48:35 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km west of Wanaka
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 3:30:03 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude0.9
Location25 km north of Ohakune
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6 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 3:25:35 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location30 km north-west of Palmerston
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 1:47:09 pm
Depth52 km
Magnitude2.0
Location35 km south-east of Te Kaha
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8 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 12:58:02 pm
Depth85 km
Magnitude4.3
Location55 km south of Waverley
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 12:34:00 pm
Depth60 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km east of Nelson
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 9:49:46 am
Depth191 km
Magnitude3.5
Location45 km south-east of Turangi
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 9:49:34 am
Depth181 km
Magnitude4.1
Location130 km west of Hokitika
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 9:16:42 am
Depth58 km
Magnitude2.2
Location15 km south-east of Ohakune
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13 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 8:52:20 am
Depth73 km
Magnitude4.4
Location25 km east of Nelson
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 8:44:46 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.6
Location15 km north-east of Eketahuna
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13 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 8:38:44 am
Depth51 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km west of Eketahuna
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 8:38:03 am
Depth90 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km north-west of Te Kaha
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 8:07:58 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km south-west of Te Kaha
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 7:25:21 am
Depth33 km
Magnitude1.7
Location25 km north-east of Waipukurau
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 6:21:38 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.0
Location25 km north of Ohakune
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 5:33:14 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.8
Location10 km south-west of Eketahuna
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16 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 4:15:41 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north-west of Ruatoria
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18 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 3:45:06 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km south of Christchurch
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18 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 3:40:31 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.0
Location20 km south-east of Waipukurau
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18 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 3:28:07 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude1.7
Location20 km south-west of Hastings
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18 hours ago