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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
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 4:48:04 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km north of Napier
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 10:52:53 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north of Napier
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 10:47:29 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km north of Napier
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 6:47:10 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km north-west of Napier
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 3:56:00 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km north-west of Napier
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

5 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 3:38:10 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.2
Location5 km north of Napier
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, May 24 2016, 1:55:11 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km north-east of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 24 2016, 4:40:30 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km north of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 23 2016, 2:05:20 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km east of Wairoa
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 15 2016, 4:33:05 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.2
Location5 km south-west of Hastings
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 14 2016, 11:21:27 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.6
LocationWithin 5 km of Hastings
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 7:55:18 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude5.2
Location20 km west of Masterton
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 7:15:32 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude4.7
Location20 km west of Masterton
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 1:44:23 am
Depth88 km
Magnitude5.2
Location10 km west of Murupara
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 5 2016, 10:03:23 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south-east of Wairoa
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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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
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 1 2016, 2:48:39 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.6
Location35 km east of Hastings
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks 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
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks 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
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 26 2016, 12:18:52 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north-east of Napier
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks 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
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks 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
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

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
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

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
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 11 2016, 7:49:37 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km north-west of Wairoa
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

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
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

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
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

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
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 27 2016, 6:38:58 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km north-east of Porangahau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

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
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago