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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the Nelson and West Coast region over the past year:

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 20 2015, 9:30:49 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
LocationWithin 5 km of Greymouth
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 17 2015, 8:28:08 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km south-east of Collingwood
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 15 2015, 4:08:21 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north-west of Murchison
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 14 2015, 5:47:24 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.7
Location40 km south of St Arnaud
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 9 2015, 10:14:41 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.9
Location40 km north-west of Haast
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 9 2015, 11:24:32 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km north of Reefton
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Apr 3 2015, 6:35:26 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north of Reefton
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Apr 1 2015, 1:28:16 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location5 km east of Reefton
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Apr 1 2015, 1:38:23 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km east of Arthur's Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 2:12:37 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.2
LocationWithin 5 km of Hanmer Springs
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Mar 23 2015, 7:06:30 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude4.1
Location45 km east of St Arnaud
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 23 2015, 2:16:14 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km south-east of St Arnaud
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Mar 20 2015, 9:28:51 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km east of Karamea
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 18 2015, 9:43:01 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude4.0
Location15 km north-west of Oxford
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 11 2015, 10:12:25 am
Depth4 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km east of Haast
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 4 2015, 5:45:41 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south-east of Greymouth
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 2 2015, 7:03:40 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km north-west of Murchison
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 1:40:38 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude4.6
Location45 km east of St Arnaud
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 25 2015, 1:48:15 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km north-east of Greymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 9 2015, 8:26:24 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.6
Location20 km west of Arthur's Pass
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 8 2015, 2:41:52 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.7
Location25 km west of Arthur's Pass
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 5 2015, 12:34:29 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km north of Arthur's Pass
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 4 2015, 1:34:38 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-east of Greymouth
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 4 2015, 3:58:13 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km west of Arthur's Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 10:38:21 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.1
Location40 km north of Oxford
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 1:55:21 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Greymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 9:22:31 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km west of Arthur's Pass
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 19 2015, 1:03:58 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north-east of Murchison
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 16 2015, 11:00:16 pm
Depth62 km
Magnitude4.0
Location40 km north-east of Picton
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 14 2015, 5:44:57 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.2
Location30 km west of Arthur's Pass
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago