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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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  • Public Id: 2014p574851
  • NZST: Saturday, August 2 2014 at 4:40:43 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 12 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 5 km south of Seddon
  • Felt it?

11 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p565651
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 29 2014 at 6:59:16 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 10 km south-east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p561836
  • NZST: Monday, July 28 2014 at 9:06:16 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 20 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p558062
  • NZST: Saturday, July 26 2014 at 11:35:32 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 172 km
  • Magnitude: 4.5
  • Location: 50 km north of French Pass
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p557529
  • NZST: Saturday, July 26 2014 at 6:51:44 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 44 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 25 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p555134
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 9:35:46 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 20 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p552729
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 12:15:19 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 20 km
  • Magnitude: 3.9
  • Location: 20 km south-east of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p550403
  • NZST: Thursday, July 24 2014 at 3:35:05 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 3.9
  • Location: 25 km south-west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p549246
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 5:18:28 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 25 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 5 km south-east of Wellington
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p549171
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 4:38:30 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 5 km south-west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p548041
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 6:36:28 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 5 km north-east of Porangahau
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547644
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 3:04:49 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547103
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 10:16:54 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 5 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p544936
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 3:02:03 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 4.1
  • Location: 50 km north-east of French Pass
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p542150
  • NZST: Monday, July 21 2014 at 2:17:47 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 5 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p541595
  • NZST: Sunday, July 20 2014 at 9:22:13 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 96 km
  • Magnitude: 4.1
  • Location: 35 km north-east of Picton
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p541114
  • NZST: Sunday, July 20 2014 at 5:05:40 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 7 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: Within 5 km of Seddon
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p537563
  • NZST: Saturday, July 19 2014 at 9:33:50 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 2.6
  • Location: 15 km north-west of Masterton
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p531268
  • NZST: Thursday, July 17 2014 at 1:40:03 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 26 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p530842
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 16 2014 at 9:52:45 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 25 km west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p528153
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 15 2014 at 10:00:20 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 12 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 5 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p527017
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 15 2014 at 11:54:52 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 29 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 20 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p521914
  • NZST: Sunday, July 13 2014 at 2:35:53 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 29 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p513055
  • NZST: Thursday, July 10 2014 at 7:56:40 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 61 km
  • Magnitude: 3.3
  • Location: 25 km north-west of French Pass
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p512520
  • NZST: Thursday, July 10 2014 at 3:10:50 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 23 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 20 km south-west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p511539
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 9 2014 at 6:28:03 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 21 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 20 km south-west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p510076
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 9 2014 at 5:28:46 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 19 km
  • Magnitude: 3.3
  • Location: 45 km south-east of Porangahau
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p509573
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 9 2014 at 1:00:31 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 28 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 20 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p509023
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 8 2014 at 8:07:33 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 10 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p509013
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 8 2014 at 8:02:39 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 30 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 15 km west of Pongaroa
  • Felt it?

weeks ago