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

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  • Public Id: 2014p306592
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 10:32:36 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 80 km
  • Magnitude: 1.9
  • Location: 30 km east of Pongaroa
  • Felt it?

25 mins ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p306564
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 10:17:24 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 245 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 15 km south-west of Tokoroa
  • Felt it?

40 mins ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p306539
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 10:04:15 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 49 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 60 km west of Te Anau
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53 mins ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p306380
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 8:39:25 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 22 km
  • Magnitude: 1.5
  • Location: 15 km south-east of Pongaroa
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2 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p306307
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 8:00:40 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 21 km
  • Magnitude: 1.1
  • Location: 25 km north of Taihape
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2 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p306237
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 7:23:05 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 189 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 35 km north-east of Taumarunui
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3 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p306090
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 6:05:12 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 21 km
  • Magnitude: 1.1
  • Location: 25 km east of Ohakune
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4 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p306078
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 5:58:48 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 1.6
  • Location: 15 km west of Levin
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4 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p306071
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 5:54:53 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 20 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 60 km east of Tokomaru Bay
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5 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305868
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 4:06:45 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 26 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 25 km east of Wairoa
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6 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305767
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 3:13:11 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 20 km east of Eketahuna
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7 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305709
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 2:41:57 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 70 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 25 km west of Te Anau
  • Felt it?

8 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305689
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 2:31:32 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 38 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 45 km east of Castlepoint
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8 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305672
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 2:22:54 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 268 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 25 km north of Rotorua
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8 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305599
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 1:43:14 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 3 km
  • Magnitude: 1.4
  • Location: 30 km north-west of Ohakune
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9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305590
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 1:38:21 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 22 km
  • Magnitude: 1.8
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305584
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 1:35:08 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 21 km
  • Magnitude: 1.5
  • Location: 25 km north-west of Ohakune
  • Felt it?

9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305546
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 1:15:08 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 1.9
  • Location: 5 km north-east of Porangahau
  • Felt it?

9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305540
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 1:11:42 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 206 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 35 km south-west of Tokoroa
  • Felt it?

9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305520
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 1:01:22 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 1.7
  • Location: 55 km south-east of Taupo
  • Felt it?

9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305457
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 12:27:54 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 47 km
  • Magnitude: 1.8
  • Location: 25 km south-east of Dannevirke
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10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305455
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 12:26:47 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 60 km
  • Magnitude: 1.9
  • Location: 25 km south-east of Whanganui
  • Felt it?

10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305453
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 12:25:35 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 29 km
  • Magnitude: 1.8
  • Location: 20 km east of Eketahuna
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10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305391
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 11:52:40 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 101 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 15 km north-east of Taupo
  • Felt it?

11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305380
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 11:46:52 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 51 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 70 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305373
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 11:43:15 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 18 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 25 km north-west of Ohakune
  • Felt it?

11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305352
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 11:31:43 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 0.9
  • Location: 30 km west of Wairoa
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11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305332
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 11:20:58 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 80 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 25 km north of Te Kaha
  • Felt it?

11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305329
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 11:19:48 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 72 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 45 km north-east of White Island
  • Felt it?

11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p305328
  • NZST: Thursday, April 24 2014 at 11:18:44 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 150 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 70 km south-west of Waverley
  • Felt it?

11 hours ago