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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
NZDTSat, Jan 30 2016, 10:33:09 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km west of Wairoa
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 21 2016, 5:50:26 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 21 2016, 3:16:14 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south-west of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 20 2016, 3:28:27 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km south-east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 16 2016, 1:12:40 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km south of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 6 2016, 7:03:28 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km south-east of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 5 2016, 12:57:47 pm
Depth71 km
Magnitude4.7
Location10 km south-east of Opotiki
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 4 2016, 3:10:40 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude4.1
Location25 km east of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Jan 4 2016, 1:07:55 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude5.0
Location20 km east of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Dec 30 2015, 12:36:17 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude4.7
Location25 km north-east of Eketahuna
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Dec 29 2015, 5:56:43 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km west of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Dec 28 2015, 8:27:02 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km south-west of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 24 2015, 10:29:25 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSun, Dec 20 2015, 11:02:16 pm
Depth41 km
Magnitude4.7
Location25 km south of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Dec 1 2015, 3:01:59 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km west of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 23 2015, 11:56:09 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Nov 16 2015, 12:35:17 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km east of Napier
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 8 2015, 11:16:21 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude4.0
Location15 km east of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Nov 8 2015, 9:04:54 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-east of Wairoa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 5 2015, 9:01:12 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-west of Hastings
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 5 2015, 8:07:20 pm
Depth46 km
Magnitude3.8
Location55 km south-east of Wairoa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Nov 5 2015, 1:44:51 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km south-east of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Nov 4 2015, 4:30:07 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km east of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Nov 3 2015, 7:26:39 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south-east of Wairoa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Nov 1 2015, 6:42:11 pm
Depth55 km
Magnitude5.4
Location35 km north-east of Taihape
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 29 2015, 8:59:26 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km south of Wairoa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 28 2015, 3:04:37 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.2
Location5 km south-west of Wairoa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 26 2015, 8:17:27 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km east of Hastings
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 23 2015, 5:04:32 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.5
Location20 km north-west of Tolaga Bay
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 16 2015, 12:01:06 pm
Depth47 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km east of Hastings
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago