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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 light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 7 2015, 12:32:21 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south of Dannevirke
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3 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 6 2015, 11:25:53 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km east of Seddon
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4 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 6 2015, 5:46:53 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km west of Taihape
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10 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 6 2015, 6:57:45 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south of Seddon
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20 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 5 2015, 5:32:28 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-west of Castlepoint
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 4 2015, 4:23:14 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north-east of Pongaroa
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 4 2015, 3:33:29 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 3 2015, 7:18:39 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km west of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Jul 3 2015, 5:09:08 am
Depth48 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km north-east of Pongaroa
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 2 2015, 3:16:33 pm
Depth44 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km south-west of Whanganui
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 1 2015, 8:04:08 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Martinborough
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 29 2015, 11:28:05 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Jun 29 2015, 9:27:33 pm
Depth58 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km north-east of Feilding
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jun 28 2015, 1:21:10 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km east of Feilding
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jun 27 2015, 3:58:14 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north of Dannevirke
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jun 27 2015, 12:21:23 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-west of Masterton
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jun 26 2015, 6:43:18 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 25 2015, 6:04:28 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Jun 24 2015, 1:17:06 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.2
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 22 2015, 12:35:55 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km west of Levin
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 22 2015, 4:04:13 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km west of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Jun 20 2015, 1:31:57 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km north-east of Paraparaumu
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jun 20 2015, 2:11:38 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-west of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 18 2015, 9:15:50 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 18 2015, 6:48:00 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north-east of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 18 2015, 5:20:13 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 18 2015, 4:53:43 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km north of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 17 2015, 1:53:06 pm
Depth44 km
Magnitude4.0
Location5 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 15 2015, 5:08:00 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 15 2015, 6:40:11 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km north-west of Taihape
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago