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

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Nov 22 2014, 5:03:44 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north of Opunake
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2 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Nov 22 2014, 4:45:36 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude1.6
Location25 km south-east of Matawai
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20 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Nov 22 2014, 4:41:04 am
Depth43 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km north-west of Ruatoria
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25 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Nov 22 2014, 4:31:40 am
Depth55 km
Magnitude3.5
Location140 km east of Te Araroa
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34 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Nov 22 2014, 4:03:50 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.6
Location20 km north of Pongaroa
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Nov 22 2014, 1:47:46 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km north-east of Wairoa
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Nov 22 2014, 1:34:03 am
Depth45 km
Magnitude2.8
Location115 km east of Te Araroa
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSat, Nov 22 2014, 1:30:55 am
Depth57 km
Magnitude3.3
Location125 km east of Te Araroa
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Nov 22 2014, 1:01:56 am
Depth49 km
Magnitude2.9
Location110 km east of Te Araroa
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSat, Nov 22 2014, 12:52:44 am
Depth217 km
Magnitude3.4
Location150 km north-east of White Island
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 11:19:16 pm
Depth577 km
Magnitude3.9
Location90 km north-west of New Plymouth
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 10:53:59 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude2.6
Location100 km south-east of Tolaga Bay
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 10:50:20 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude1.8
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 10:42:59 pm
Depth52 km
Magnitude2.7
Location140 km east of Te Araroa
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 10:26:27 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.4
Location25 km east of Turangi
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 10:24:02 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude1.7
Location30 km south of Taupo
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 9:42:03 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude2.6
Location95 km south-east of Tolaga Bay
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 9:35:36 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km north of Waipukurau
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 8:38:04 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.1
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 8:26:51 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.2
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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8 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 8:05:09 pm
Depth51 km
Magnitude3.1
Location120 km east of Te Araroa
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 7:47:33 pm
Depth36 km
Magnitude2.0
Location45 km west of Ohakune
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 7:14:35 pm
Depth187 km
Magnitude2.5
Location25 km south-west of Tauranga
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 6:45:24 pm
Depth95 km
Magnitude2.2
Location30 km east of Rotorua
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 6:39:01 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.8
Location20 km west of Whakatane
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 5:51:35 pm
Depth45 km
Magnitude2.7
Location125 km east of Te Araroa
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 5:43:50 pm
Depth59 km
Magnitude2.6
Location110 km east of Te Araroa
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11 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 5:41:26 pm
Depth51 km
Magnitude2.6
Location35 km east of White Island
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11 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 5:23:42 pm
Depth49 km
Magnitude3.4
Location130 km east of Te Araroa
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11 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 5:05:58 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.2
Location35 km south-east of Porangahau
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12 hours ago