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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the Hawke's Bay region over the past year:

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 5:09:15 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km east of Waipukurau
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5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 9:34:06 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.1
Location35 km south of Wairoa
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 3:15:56 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 25 2015, 6:28:27 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km east of Wairoa
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 23 2015, 6:22:09 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.4
Location35 km south-east of Wairoa
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 16 2015, 5:49:35 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north of Waipukurau
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 15 2015, 12:19:34 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
LocationWithin 5 km of Waipukurau
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Jan 12 2015, 6:12:43 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude4.4
Location20 km south of Dannevirke
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 10 2015, 7:13:35 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.1
Location35 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 5 2015, 1:44:19 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south-east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 3 2015, 6:54:21 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 1 2015, 5:57:13 am
Depth58 km
Magnitude3.8
Location15 km north-west of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 28 2014, 3:41:31 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 25 2014, 5:05:22 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km south of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 25 2014, 4:19:09 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km north-east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Dec 20 2014, 1:51:22 am
Depth33 km
Magnitude4.9
Location30 km west of Tolaga Bay
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Dec 17 2014, 11:13:15 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km south-west of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Dec 16 2014, 2:38:05 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north-west of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 11 2014, 3:04:26 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north-west of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 6 2014, 10:27:07 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km east of Waipukurau
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 6 2014, 10:16:47 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.6
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 6 2014, 7:22:44 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.0
LocationWithin 5 km of Waipukurau
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 6 2014, 1:30:19 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.8
Location30 km north of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 4 2014, 11:43:45 pm
Depth77 km
Magnitude4.7
Location30 km south of Te Kaha
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 28 2014, 3:51:52 pm
Depth37 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km east of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 9:35:36 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km north of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 5:06:00 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-west of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Nov 17 2014, 11:33:17 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude6.5
Location155 km east of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 16 2014, 6:07:49 pm
Depth45 km
Magnitude3.9
Location40 km east of Waipukurau
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Nov 1 2014, 9:33:47 pm
Depth45 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km east of Waipukurau
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago