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

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Intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 11:08:29 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.3
Location20 km west of Christchurch
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14 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 10:48:20 am
Depth43 km
Magnitude2.5
Location25 km north of Kaikoura
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34 mins ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 10:03:13 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.2
Location35 km west of Ohakune
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1 hour ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 9:54:42 am
Depth79 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km north-west of Taupo
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1 hour ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 8:49:05 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km west of Christchurch
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2 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 8:05:38 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location65 km north-east of White Island
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 7:35:24 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude1.0
Location30 km south of Taumarunui
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 7:25:54 am
Depth130 km
Magnitude2.5
Location25 km north-west of Ohakune
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3 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 5:18:46 am
Depth55 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km west of Wellington
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 5:13:35 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.9
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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6 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 4:49:14 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude1.7
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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6 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 3:59:20 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location20 km north-east of Dannevirke
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 3:58:33 am
Depth130 km
Magnitude2.3
Location25 km north-west of Taupo
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7 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 3:07:06 am
Depth111 km
Magnitude2.2
Location25 km west of Taupo
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 3:03:39 am
Depth135 km
Magnitude2.7
Location30 km east of Tauranga
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8 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 2:55:32 am
Depth2 km
Magnitude2.8
Location75 km north-east of Te Araroa
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8 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 2:17:25 am
Depth61 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north-west of Hastings
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 1:23:03 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km south of Gisborne
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9 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 12:50:24 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude1.7
Location35 km south-west of Gisborne
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 3 2015, 11:51:44 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-west of Te Araroa
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11 hours ago

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Intensity light
NZSTThu, Sep 3 2015, 11:17:50 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km west of Milford Sound
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12 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Sep 3 2015, 10:20:23 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude1.6
Location30 km north-west of Ohakune
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13 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 3 2015, 9:50:55 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km south-west of Hastings
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Sep 3 2015, 9:49:23 pm
Depth236 km
Magnitude3.7
Location105 km north of Te Araroa
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13 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Sep 3 2015, 9:32:43 pm
Depth50 km
Magnitude1.9
Location25 km east of Opotiki
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13 hours ago

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Intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 3 2015, 9:13:29 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Sep 3 2015, 8:57:58 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude1.8
Location25 km north-east of Pongaroa
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Sep 3 2015, 8:33:52 pm
Depth138 km
Magnitude2.6
Location25 km north of Turangi
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14 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Sep 3 2015, 7:55:41 pm
Depth60 km
Magnitude2.1
Location15 km north-east of Opotiki
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15 hours ago

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Intensity unnoticeable
NZSTThu, Sep 3 2015, 7:47:36 pm
Depth161 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south of Taupo
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15 hours ago