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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 weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 5 2015, 11:48:22 pm
Depth42 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km south of Porangahau
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, May 5 2015, 11:34:19 pm
Depth47 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km west of Picton
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 11:24:54 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 11:05:05 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.6
Location30 km south-west of Wellington
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 3 2015, 7:35:36 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 3 2015, 5:36:23 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km south of Seddon
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 2 2015, 1:48:51 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km west of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 30 2015, 12:25:14 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 4:45:11 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km east of Pongaroa
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 27 2015, 11:48:51 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 26 2015, 8:10:36 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km west of Feilding
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 25 2015, 11:21:20 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km west of Taihape
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 25 2015, 2:35:25 am
Depth47 km
Magnitude4.1
Location45 km south-east of St Arnaud
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 11:43:18 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km south-west of Waipukurau
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 3:38:03 pm
Depth47 km
Magnitude4.9
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
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a week ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity moderate
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 3:36:42 pm
Depth52 km
Magnitude6.2
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 23 2015, 8:09:11 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, Apr 23 2015, 7:00:50 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 23 2015, 1:13:30 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 23 2015, 12:16:22 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 23 2015, 11:01:31 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity strong
NZSTThu, Apr 23 2015, 10:42:42 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude5.2
Location15 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTThu, Apr 23 2015, 10:36:42 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude4.2
Location15 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 23 2015, 9:24:44 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km north-west of Pongaroa
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 21 2015, 8:35:31 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km south of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 21 2015, 8:24:26 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km south of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 21 2015, 4:43:28 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 19 2015, 7:47:18 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.3
LocationWithin 5 km of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 18 2015, 9:10:13 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 15 2015, 1:00:50 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Masterton
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago