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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 light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 24 2016, 2:41:45 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.2
Location35 km east of Hastings
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18 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 22 2016, 8:52:07 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km south-west of Gisborne
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 21 2016, 5:26:12 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north-east of Napier
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 18 2016, 9:36:58 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south-west of Hastings
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 10 2016, 1:31:21 am
Depth40 km
Magnitude3.8
Location40 km north-west of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 9 2016, 12:56:46 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 8 2016, 11:09:32 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south-east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 6 2016, 10:10:57 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km west of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 4 2016, 1:30:26 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude5.5
Location65 km east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 3 2016, 12:30:18 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south-west of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 9:37:09 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km south-east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 8:06:03 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude6.0
Location125 km east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 7:18:28 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude5.8
Location90 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 5:36:03 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude5.6
Location85 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 5:14:05 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude6.2
Location110 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 5:01:09 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude5.7
Location95 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity moderate
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 4:37:55 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude7.1
Location125 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 1 2016, 10:04:35 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude5.7
Location95 km north-east of Te Araroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 27 2016, 3:04:27 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km south-east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 16 2016, 10:35:02 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south-east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 10 2016, 2:59:22 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.8
Location10 km north of Gisborne
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Aug 2 2016, 2:36:51 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude4.2
Location15 km north-east of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 2:37:48 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km north-east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 30 2016, 1:56:56 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km north-east of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Jul 27 2016, 1:15:01 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km south-west of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 8:00:09 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude4.4
Location10 km north-east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 8:28:31 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 24 2016, 8:28:04 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 22 2016, 5:19:53 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south-east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 20 2016, 2:01:38 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km east of Waipukurau
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago