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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 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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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Nov 21 2014, 5:06:00 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-west of Porangahau
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4 days 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
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a week 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
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a week 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
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 28 2014, 12:44:47 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude4.4
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 24 2014, 10:34:41 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km south-west of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 19 2014, 7:42:43 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-west of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 15 2014, 8:13:41 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.0
LocationWithin 5 km of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Oct 11 2014, 6:16:39 pm
Depth45 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 10 2014, 6:54:24 pm
Depth36 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km north-east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 9 2014, 5:17:57 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km south of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 7 2014, 2:16:34 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.0
Location15 km south-east of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Oct 7 2014, 10:51:08 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.6
Location20 km south-east of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 6 2014, 2:14:32 pm
Depth113 km
Magnitude5.1
Location25 km west of Murupara
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 3 2014, 9:58:10 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-west of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Oct 3 2014, 8:33:16 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude4.6
Location25 km south of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Sep 29 2014, 11:05:10 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 25 2014, 1:38:54 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.1
LocationWithin 5 km of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 24 2014, 5:11:29 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-west of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 2:41:38 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude5.2
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 2:41:22 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude5.5
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 23 2014, 12:06:46 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude3.8
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 22 2014, 2:15:05 pm
Depth41 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km south-east of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 17 2014, 10:13:09 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km south-east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 14 2014, 3:33:39 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north-east of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 11 2014, 1:15:49 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 5 2014, 2:52:48 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 1 2014, 3:56:22 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-east of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 31 2014, 2:00:49 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km north-east of Wairoa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago