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

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Intensity moderate
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 8:06:04 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.7
Location70 km west of Te Anau
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37 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 8:00:31 pm
Depth45 km
Magnitude3.1
Location35 km south-west of Whanganui
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42 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 7:41:43 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.1
Location25 km south-west of Whanganui
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 6:35:00 pm
Depth119 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km south-west of White Island
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 5:43:31 pm
Depth151 km
Magnitude2.5
Location55 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 5:35:05 pm
Depth65 km
Magnitude1.5
Location20 km south-west of Dannevirke
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 5:33:14 pm
Depth81 km
Magnitude2.9
Location40 km north-west of Te Anau
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 5:09:29 pm
Depth92 km
Magnitude2.5
Location65 km east of Porangahau
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 4:40:53 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude1.3
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 2:59:15 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude1.6
Location5 km west of Paraparaumu
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 1:34:56 pm
Depth120 km
Magnitude2.6
Location60 km north of French Pass
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 11:58:13 am
Depth130 km
Magnitude2.6
Location30 km south-west of Hawera
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8 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 11:36:59 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.0
Location15 km south-west of Christchurch
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 10:25:11 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km east of Wairoa
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 9:32:32 am
Depth115 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-east of Hunterville
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 9:16:10 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude1.3
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 9:05:02 am
Depth54 km
Magnitude1.7
Location30 km south of Murupara
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 7:46:54 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.7
Location10 km west of Matawai
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12 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 7:30:55 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location25 km west of Christchurch
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 7:18:58 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.9
Location15 km east of Wairoa
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13 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 6:19:25 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.0
Location10 km south-east of Porangahau
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 6:10:51 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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14 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 5:48:14 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location20 km south-east of Taumarunui
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 5:27:57 am
Depth58 km
Magnitude2.5
Location40 km east of Te Araroa
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 4:56:15 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.1
Location5 km north of Ohakune
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 4:38:03 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude1.5
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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16 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 4:33:04 am
Depth259 km
Magnitude3.7
Location135 km north of Te Araroa
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16 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 3:59:49 am
Depth167 km
Magnitude2.4
Location40 km west of White Island
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16 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 3:44:23 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.3
Location30 km south of Matawai
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16 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Oct 25 2014, 2:03:02 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude1.5
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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18 hours ago