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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 10:04:28 pm
Depth43 km
Magnitude2.2
Location15 km east of Waipukurau
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5 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 9:05:35 pm
Depth183 km
Magnitude3.1
Location35 km west of White Island
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 7:47:34 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 7:18:03 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude2.9
Location95 km south-east of Porangahau
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 7:09:05 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north of Taupo
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 6:25:23 pm
Depth187 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km north of White Island
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 3:59:21 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.0
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 3:40:40 pm
Depth218 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km south-east of Collingwood
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 3:14:31 pm
Depth90 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km north-east of Reefton
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 2:53:16 pm
Depth146 km
Magnitude3.5
Location75 km north-west of Te Araroa
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7 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 2:01:27 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north-east of Greymouth
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 1:58:40 pm
Depth276 km
Magnitude3.6
Location130 km north of White Island
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 1:07:44 pm
Depth47 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Waipukurau
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 11:48:49 am
Depth140 km
Magnitude2.6
Location30 km west of Taupo
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 11:30:34 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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10 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 10:49:01 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south-west of Porangahau
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11 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 9:54:47 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.4
Location20 km south-east of Ohakune
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 9:17:35 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north-east of Masterton
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 9:12:48 am
Depth77 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north-west of Te Kaha
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12 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 8:36:27 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km north-east of Hastings
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 8:11:38 am
Depth153 km
Magnitude3.3
Location45 km north of Te Araroa
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 7:48:53 am
Depth506 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km north-west of Thames
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 7:14:17 am
Depth184 km
Magnitude2.6
Location35 km east of Karamea
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14 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 6:29:28 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.1
Location90 km north of White Island
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 5:47:10 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.8
Location15 km north-east of Eketahuna
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16 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 4:58:28 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude1.0
Location10 km north-west of Ohakune
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17 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 3:54:52 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude0.9
Location10 km north-west of Ohakune
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18 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 3:13:01 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude1.8
Location35 km west of Hastings
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18 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 3:10:45 am
Depth227 km
Magnitude2.8
Location30 km north-west of Rotorua
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18 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 1:20:32 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude1.0
Location20 km north-west of Ohakune
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20 hours ago