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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
NZSTFri, Sep 4 2015, 12:36:17 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km east of Seddon
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20 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 10:33:30 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km north-east of Eketahuna
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 2 2015, 8:20:35 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude3.2
Location45 km south-east of Wellington
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 1 2015, 8:37:24 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north-east of Pongaroa
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 1 2015, 5:19:57 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km east of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 31 2015, 11:00:18 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 31 2015, 4:06:05 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.5
Location5 km south of Waipukurau
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4 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity strong
NZSTMon, Aug 31 2015, 7:52:40 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude4.3
Location5 km east of Eketahuna
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Aug 31 2015, 12:35:26 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.9
Location25 km north of Whanganui
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 30 2015, 8:58:50 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km east of Pongaroa
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 26 2015, 10:32:58 pm
Depth66 km
Magnitude3.9
Location30 km west of Blenheim
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 25 2015, 8:40:28 pm
Depth59 km
Magnitude3.7
Location20 km north-west of Picton
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Aug 24 2015, 10:50:49 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.1
Location5 km south-west of Masterton
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Aug 24 2015, 5:41:09 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km north of Pongaroa
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 23 2015, 11:08:47 am
Depth38 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south-west of Palmerston North
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Aug 18 2015, 3:41:23 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.2
Location5 km north-west of Eketahuna
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 17 2015, 2:31:56 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Aug 16 2015, 8:38:14 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.3
LocationWithin 5 km of Dannevirke
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 15 2015, 1:46:48 am
Depth64 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km north-west of Picton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 13 2015, 11:57:37 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-east of Eketahuna
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 11 2015, 8:47:37 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 11 2015, 7:28:21 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km north-east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 10 2015, 7:55:52 am
Depth85 km
Magnitude4.0
Location25 km south-west of French Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 10 2015, 6:58:46 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km west of Castlepoint
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 9 2015, 8:30:44 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km east of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 8 2015, 6:15:38 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km south of Paraparaumu
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Aug 7 2015, 9:32:18 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km east of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Aug 7 2015, 8:32:56 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.5
Location10 km east of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 7 2015, 11:22:19 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Aug 7 2015, 8:40:06 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.6
LocationWithin 5 km of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago