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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the Hawke's Bay region over the past year:

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 26 2015, 4:32:15 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Napier
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 24 2015, 6:42:37 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km east of Wairoa
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 20 2015, 12:43:24 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-east of Napier
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7 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, May 16 2015, 6:32:15 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.9
Location35 km south-east of Hastings
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 16 2015, 4:55:57 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km east of Pongaroa
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 11 2015, 2:24:19 am
Depth51 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km south-east of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 5 2015, 11:48:23 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km west of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 1:32:00 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south-east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 26 2015, 11:35:27 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km south-east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 26 2015, 9:22:12 am
Depth49 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks 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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weeks ago

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

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 13 2015, 4:46:19 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 7 2015, 3:41:44 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km south-east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Apr 3 2015, 7:03:13 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.1
LocationWithin 5 km of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Apr 3 2015, 1:55:39 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km west of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 29 2015, 4:09:01 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south-west of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 8 2015, 5:01:59 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km south-east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 12:28:39 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 1 2015, 11:36:59 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.1
Location5 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 10:08:10 pm
Depth36 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km west of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 26 2015, 2:48:43 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km south-west of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 25 2015, 1:55:07 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km north-east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Feb 21 2015, 6:28:17 pm
Depth47 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km south-east of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 16 2015, 4:44:02 pm
Depth58 km
Magnitude3.9
Location40 km east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 13 2015, 1:47:19 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 12 2015, 1:38:56 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south-west of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 10 2015, 12:21:40 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km east of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 8 2015, 5:21:54 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.9
Location15 km north-west of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 6 2015, 8:15:29 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude4.2
Location25 km west of Tolaga Bay
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago