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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the Nelson and West Coast region over the past year:

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 7:16:38 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude4.6
Location20 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 23 2017, 5:51:04 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude4.0
Location10 km west of Kaikoura
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 22 2017, 12:12:11 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.9
Location15 km north-west of Kaikoura
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 22 2017, 8:08:44 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.3
Location15 km north-east of Kaikoura
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 21 2017, 2:21:42 pm
Depth4 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km west of Arthur's Pass
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Jan 18 2017, 3:07:39 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.0
Location40 km south-east of St Arnaud
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 15 2017, 4:14:58 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km west of St Arnaud
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 15 2017, 2:42:35 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 11:25:20 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude4.3
Location25 km north-west of Kaikoura
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 12:30:06 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.5
Location20 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 10:03:26 am
Depth55 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km west of Picton
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 13 2017, 5:28:12 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km north-west of Murchison
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 12 2017, 12:16:10 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km north-east of Arthur's Pass
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 12 2017, 10:41:04 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km north-east of Arthur's Pass
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Jan 12 2017, 10:34:03 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.3
Location20 km north-east of Arthur's Pass
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Jan 11 2017, 1:19:21 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude5.1
Location15 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 7 2017, 3:08:35 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude4.1
Location30 km south-west of Kaikoura
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 7 2017, 2:36:08 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude4.6
Location30 km north of Cheviot
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 7 2017, 3:04:15 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-west of St Arnaud
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 6 2017, 9:45:17 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude4.7
Location15 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Jan 6 2017, 12:17:33 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude5.3
Location20 km south-west of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 5 2017, 11:34:56 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude4.4
Location15 km north-west of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 5 2017, 6:20:59 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km north-east of St Arnaud
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 4 2017, 11:11:06 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude4.0
Location15 km south-east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 4 2017, 6:46:31 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
LocationWithin 5 km of Arthur's Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 2 2017, 10:47:19 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.6
Location15 km west of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 1 2017, 11:52:23 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude4.3
Location35 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Dec 29 2016, 4:00:20 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.7
Location35 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Dec 29 2016, 3:34:33 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude5.5
Location35 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Dec 28 2016, 10:03:16 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago