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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
NZDTMon, Mar 27 2017, 10:01:30 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km south-east of Hastings
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 8:51:51 pm
Depth54 km
Magnitude4.8
Location10 km south-west of Paraparaumu
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 21 2017, 8:50:36 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km north-east of Porangahau
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 19 2017, 9:09:45 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude4.5
Location20 km north-east of Pongaroa
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Mar 18 2017, 9:22:01 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude4.2
Location30 km north of Wairoa
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 14 2017, 7:41:47 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.5
Location5 km south-west of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 12 2017, 11:14:53 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude4.6
Location20 km east of Dannevirke
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Mar 11 2017, 8:54:58 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.3
Location30 km south-west of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 9 2017, 12:33:33 pm
Depth51 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km east of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 7 2017, 11:18:35 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km south of Dannevirke
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Mar 7 2017, 12:14:20 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.8
Location15 km south of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Mar 4 2017, 10:47:03 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.7
Location35 km south of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Mar 4 2017, 8:09:09 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude3.5
Location10 km west of Dannevirke
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 3 2017, 9:00:38 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.5
Location40 km east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Mar 3 2017, 5:53:51 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude4.5
Location35 km south of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 3 2017, 2:34:19 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km west of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 3 2017, 1:32:28 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.3
Location45 km east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 3 2017, 1:24:26 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.5
Location35 km south of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 3 2017, 1:23:08 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.4
Location45 km east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 2 2017, 8:00:54 am
Depth39 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km north-east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 4:27:15 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 3:09:23 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km east of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 21 2017, 4:21:50 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 16 2017, 7:49:00 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 16 2017, 5:34:38 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km north-east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 9 2017, 2:23:40 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 8 2017, 11:33:19 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 5 2017, 9:00:20 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km north-east of Dannevirke
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 2 2017, 6:05:39 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.8
Location10 km west of Te Kaha
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 1 2017, 5:10:51 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km north-east of Napier
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago