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

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  • Public Id: 2014p568096
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 4:42:18 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 199 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 30 km north-west of Taupo
  • Felt it?

16 mins ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567964
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 3:31:36 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 78 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 35 km south-east of Turangi
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1 hour ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567859
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 2:35:29 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 1.7
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
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2 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567854
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 2:32:42 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 18 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 20 km north of Taihape
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2 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567847
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 2:30:21 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 20 km south-east of Levin
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2 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567841
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 2:26:09 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 224 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 10 km east of Te Awamutu
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2 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567816
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 2:12:18 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 148 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 35 km south of Taumarunui
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2 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567691
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 1:06:09 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 20 km south-east of Levin
  • Felt it?

3 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567671
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 12:55:38 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 20 km south-east of Taupo
  • Felt it?

4 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567571
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 12:01:53 pm
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 66 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 15 km east of Pongaroa
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4 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567545
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 11:47:59 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 127 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 45 km west of White Island
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5 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567530
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 11:40:11 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 107 km
  • Magnitude: 3.3
  • Location: 25 km north of Taupo
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5 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567529
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 11:39:43 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 146 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 105 km north of Te Araroa
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5 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567279
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 9:26:26 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 29 km
  • Magnitude: 1.7
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

7 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567235
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 9:03:05 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 33 km
  • Magnitude: 1.5
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
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7 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567141
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 8:13:11 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 35 km north-west of Mount Cook
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8 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p567068
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 7:33:57 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 103 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 40 km west of Te Anau
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9 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p566982
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 6:48:26 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 64 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 25 km south-east of Turangi
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10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p566938
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 6:24:53 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 27 km
  • Magnitude: 1.7
  • Location: 20 km east of Eketahuna
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10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p566908
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 6:08:46 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 10 km east of Christchurch
  • Felt it?

10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p566892
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 6:00:27 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 30 km
  • Magnitude: 1.7
  • Location: 20 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

10 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p566886
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 5:57:20 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 1.5
  • Location: 20 km west of Masterton
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11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p566862
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 5:44:18 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 21 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 30 km north-east of Seddon
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11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p566767
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 4:53:20 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 194 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 55 km north of Te Kaha
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12 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p566722
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 4:29:39 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 30 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 5 km south-west of Tolaga Bay
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12 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p566670
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 4:02:17 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 23 km
  • Magnitude: 1.7
  • Location: 20 km north-east of Masterton
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12 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p566666
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 3:59:58 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 74 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 15 km east of Murchison
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12 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p566639
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 3:45:41 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 35 km west of Motueka
  • Felt it?

13 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p566577
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 3:12:31 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: unnoticeable
  • Depth: 51 km
  • Magnitude: 1.9
  • Location: 10 km south-west of Taihape
  • Felt it?

13 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p566534
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 30 2014 at 2:49:48 am
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 30 km south-west of Te Anau
  • Felt it?

14 hours ago