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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 moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, May 1 2016, 12:40:18 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude4.3
Location20 km east of Dannevirke
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 1 2016, 2:48:39 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.4
Location40 km south-east of Hastings
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 29 2016, 4:53:44 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south of Wairoa
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4 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 29 2016, 1:11:47 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.4
Location30 km north-west of Wairoa
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Apr 20 2016, 5:00:04 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km north of Napier
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Apr 16 2016, 9:30:26 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km south-east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 15 2016, 1:49:55 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km west of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 15 2016, 12:20:24 pm
Depth72 km
Magnitude4.3
Location25 km east of Taupo
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 7:41:06 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude5.2
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 11 2016, 7:49:37 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km north-west of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 6 2016, 11:05:07 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south-east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 28 2016, 12:06:50 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.5
Location15 km east of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 27 2016, 8:02:13 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km north-east of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 27 2016, 6:38:58 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km north-east of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 27 2016, 6:13:48 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.8
Location5 km east of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 16 2016, 11:24:39 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 16 2016, 8:51:33 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.4
Location30 km west of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 14 2016, 11:35:42 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km south of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 6 2016, 1:08:54 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km south-west of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 3 2016, 12:54:28 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude4.6
Location25 km south-west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 3 2016, 12:37:14 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Feb 28 2016, 3:43:04 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude4.5
Location15 km west of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 26 2016, 5:24:04 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km north-west of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 21 2016, 10:16:49 am
Depth37 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km south-east of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 21 2016, 8:52:11 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km south-east of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Feb 20 2016, 11:20:09 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 15 2016, 10:37:33 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 15 2016, 4:22:38 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km south of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 3 2016, 1:10:29 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km west of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 30 2016, 10:33:09 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km west of Wairoa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago