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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 9:00:25 pm
Depth232 km
Magnitude3.0
Location45 km north-east of Whitianga
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8 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 8:58:02 pm
Depth45 km
Magnitude2.5
Location95 km east of Te Araroa
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10 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 8:07:38 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude1.6
Location40 km south-west of Taumarunui
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 7:57:40 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude1.9
Location15 km north-west of Matawai
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 7:53:28 pm
Depth202 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km south-west of Tokoroa
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 7:34:11 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude1.3
Location30 km north-west of Ohakune
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 7:10:16 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude1.7
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 7:04:50 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.0
Location40 km west of Ohakune
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 6:20:17 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.3
Location25 km south-west of Christchurch
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 6:18:25 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 6:02:11 pm
Depth52 km
Magnitude2.7
Location100 km east of Ruatoria
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 5:42:25 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north-west of Oxford
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 5:04:16 pm
Depth54 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km south-west of Gisborne
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 4:34:31 pm
Depth37 km
Magnitude1.7
Location35 km west of Wairoa
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 4:06:01 pm
Depth209 km
Magnitude2.9
Location130 km north of White Island
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5 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 3:24:01 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
LocationWithin 5 km of Whakatane
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 3:18:48 pm
Depth268 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km west of Taumarunui
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 3:17:45 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.7
Location20 km south-west of Turangi
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 2:47:48 pm
Depth216 km
Magnitude3.9
Location50 km north-west of Te Araroa
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 2:36:40 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km west of Tolaga Bay
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 2:21:42 pm
Depth82 km
Magnitude1.9
Location25 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 1:39:12 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.5
Location5 km north-west of Castlepoint
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 1:23:23 pm
Depth231 km
Magnitude3.6
Location40 km east of Karamea
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 1:04:02 pm
Depth141 km
Magnitude2.4
Location25 km west of Taupo
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 11:44:58 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km north-east of Napier
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 11:44:02 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude1.7
Location25 km west of Murupara
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9 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 11:42:27 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location40 km east of Milford Sound
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 10:54:25 am
Depth188 km
Magnitude3.0
Location95 km north-east of White Island
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 10:36:24 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.1
Location20 km south-east of Taihape
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 8:39:20 am
Depth52 km
Magnitude2.9
Location125 km east of Te Araroa
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12 hours ago