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

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 11:36:58 am
Depth43 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km north-east of Porangahau
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19 mins ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 10:41:23 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km south-west of Christchurch
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 10:22:04 am
Depth221 km
Magnitude2.7
Location135 km north of White Island
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 10:06:29 am
Depth95 km
Magnitude1.6
Location20 km east of Taupo
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 9:52:19 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.0
Location20 km north-west of Pongaroa
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 9:50:48 am
Depth271 km
Magnitude3.1
Location45 km north-east of Tauranga
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 9:30:28 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude1.6
Location25 km west of Gisborne
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 9:21:55 am
Depth38 km
Magnitude2.1
Location50 km south-west of Taumarunui
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2 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 8:39:00 am
Depth265 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north-west of Martinborough
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 8:37:55 am
Depth750 km
Magnitude3.6
Location140 km east of Oamaru
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 8:25:42 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km east of Christchurch
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 8:10:51 am
Depth211 km
Magnitude2.4
Location25 km north-east of Taumarunui
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 8:06:56 am
Depth87 km
Magnitude3.3
Location110 km east of Te Araroa
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3 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 8:01:39 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km north-east of Tolaga Bay
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 8:00:34 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.3
Location25 km west of Arthur's Pass
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 7:58:50 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude1.7
Location10 km south-west of Taupo
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 7:34:30 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude1.9
Location25 km west of Whakatane
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 7:15:30 am
Depth177 km
Magnitude3.1
Location125 km north of Te Araroa
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 7:03:02 am
Depth129 km
Magnitude2.3
Location35 km west of Motueka
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4 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 6:17:41 am
Depth39 km
Magnitude2.0
Location10 km south-east of Tauranga
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 6:16:28 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude1.1
Location10 km north-east of Martinborough
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 6:07:35 am
Depth263 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km north-east of Tauranga
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5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 6:04:20 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.7
Location30 km south of Whanganui
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 6:02:14 am
Depth258 km
Magnitude3.3
Location70 km north of White Island
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5 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 5:27:25 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude1.1
Location20 km north of Taihape
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 5:24:39 am
Depth66 km
Magnitude2.7
Location115 km east of Te Araroa
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 4:38:36 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude1.5
Location30 km north-east of Wairoa
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 4:34:17 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-west of Christchurch
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 4:13:00 am
Depth58 km
Magnitude2.7
Location120 km east of Te Araroa
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 4:03:20 am
Depth57 km
Magnitude1.7
Location20 km east of Hastings
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7 hours ago