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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the Wellington and Marlborough region over the past year:

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Feb 28 2015, 6:18:09 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km east of Dannevirke
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Feb 28 2015, 5:23:17 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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23 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 27 2015, 3:52:26 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south-west of Hunterville
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 2:20:11 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 1:40:38 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude4.6
Location45 km east of St Arnaud
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 25 2015, 4:34:29 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.5
Location40 km west of Ohakune
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 24 2015, 4:43:33 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km east of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Feb 21 2015, 11:14:09 am
Depth37 km
Magnitude3.6
Location30 km west of Paraparaumu
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 20 2015, 7:56:28 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km west of Paraparaumu
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 15 2015, 5:24:32 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 15 2015, 1:43:30 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 11 2015, 8:49:15 pm
Depth38 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km north of Wellington
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 10 2015, 4:40:59 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 8 2015, 9:24:27 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km west of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 5 2015, 6:12:32 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-west of Martinborough
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 5 2015, 2:13:20 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 4 2015, 11:54:19 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km west of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 4 2015, 10:20:43 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km north-west of Martinborough
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 4 2015, 9:32:47 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km north-west of Martinborough
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 3 2015, 4:38:12 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 3 2015, 1:19:52 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Blenheim
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 2 2015, 3:49:17 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km south of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 1 2015, 4:06:18 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km east of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 11:07:56 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 31 2015, 6:51:25 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north-east of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 11:38:30 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 5:14:42 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km east of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 3:42:04 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south-east of Pongaroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Jan 30 2015, 3:05:54 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km east of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 1:06:58 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago