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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 10:54:53 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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37 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 10:45:28 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude1.4
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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47 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 10:29:45 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude1.0
Location15 km north-east of Ohakune
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 10:21:33 pm
Depth297 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km west of Te Kuiti
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 10:17:32 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude1.8
Location65 km north-east of Mount Cook
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1 hour ago

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Intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 10:13:06 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km south-east of Wairoa
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 9:52:49 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km south-west of Hanmer Springs
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 9:41:04 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude1.3
Location15 km north-east of Turangi
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 9:31:52 pm
Depth45 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km east of Te Kaha
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 9:22:02 pm
Depth40 km
Magnitude2.4
Location35 km east of Tolaga Bay
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 9:17:01 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude1.7
Location10 km south-west of Masterton
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 8:58:05 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude1.2
Location20 km north-west of Taihape
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 8:50:38 pm
Depth109 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km east of Nelson
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2 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 8:42:29 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.2
Location30 km south of Collingwood
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2 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 8:34:32 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north-east of Turangi
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 8:31:47 pm
Depth213 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km north-west of Tauranga
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 8:14:58 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude1.9
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 7:47:07 pm
Depth68 km
Magnitude2.3
Location25 km north of Ohakune
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 7:44:11 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude1.5
Location15 km north-east of Turangi
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 7:41:30 pm
Depth183 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km south-east of Tokoroa
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 7:38:28 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Seddon
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 7:00:16 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km south-east of Pongaroa
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 6:23:59 pm
Depth311 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Tokoroa
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 6:15:56 pm
Depth191 km
Magnitude3.1
Location50 km east of Whangarei
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 4:51:47 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 4:46:49 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.1
Location25 km west of Ruatoria
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 4:25:14 pm
Depth213 km
Magnitude2.8
Location30 km west of Whakatane
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 4:18:28 pm
Depth53 km
Magnitude2.2
Location30 km south-east of Gisborne
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 4:12:33 pm
Depth52 km
Magnitude3.2
Location40 km north-west of Whitianga
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 3:26:46 pm
Depth195 km
Magnitude3.5
Location35 km west of Taupo
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8 hours ago