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

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 2:45:23 am
Depth246 km
Magnitude3.6
Location105 km north of Te Araroa
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34 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 2:35:21 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude1.7
Location30 km north-east of Napier
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44 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 2:18:07 am
Depth183 km
Magnitude2.7
Location85 km north of White Island
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 1:42:32 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude1.8
Location30 km north-east of Wairoa
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 1:32:35 am
Depth158 km
Magnitude2.5
Location40 km north of White Island
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 1:28:05 am
Depth184 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km north of Waverley
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 1:21:26 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.0
Location15 km north-west of Tokoroa
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 1:05:11 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude1.5
Location25 km south-east of Wellington
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2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 12:59:16 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km west of Murupara
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 12:17:06 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.0
Location20 km south-west of Te Araroa
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3 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 12:02:29 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south-west of Whanganui
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 12:01:18 am
Depth196 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km south-west of Tokoroa
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 12:00:14 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude1.7
Location25 km west of Murupara
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3 hours ago

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NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 11:38:53 pm
Depth89 km
Magnitude3.1
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 11:10:13 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude1.6
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 11:08:44 pm
Depth68 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km east of Matawai
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4 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 10:56:24 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south-west of Christchurch
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 10:55:05 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.1
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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4 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 10:16:14 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-west of Paraparaumu
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5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 9:34:05 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.9
Location35 km south of Wairoa
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 7:45:54 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Whanganui
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 6:41:53 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.4
Location20 km south-west of Wellington
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 6:12:51 pm
Depth92 km
Magnitude1.8
Location30 km west of Blenheim
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 5:53:57 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Porangahau
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 5:47:12 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 5:02:12 pm
Depth164 km
Magnitude1.5
Location20 km west of Turangi
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 4:39:05 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude1.8
Location20 km north-east of Eketahuna
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10 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 4:22:06 pm
Depth88 km
Magnitude1.7
Location40 km south-east of Taupo
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10 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 3:15:56 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 3:12:34 pm
Depth104 km
Magnitude3.8
Location10 km north-east of Taupo
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12 hours ago