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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 moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, May 23 2015, 5:40:39 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude4.5
Location45 km south-east of St Arnaud
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, May 21 2015, 4:09:26 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.7
Location10 km south-east of Reefton
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 15 2015, 5:34:35 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude4.6
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 12 2015, 6:54:25 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude4.0
Location20 km north-west of Oxford
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 11 2015, 7:20:16 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-west of Reefton
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, May 7 2015, 4:23:53 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude5.3
Location55 km north-west of Milford Sound
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, May 5 2015, 11:34:19 pm
Depth47 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km west of Picton
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 5 2015, 7:05:48 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Arthur's Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 2:29:10 pm
Depth4 km
Magnitude5.8
Location30 km north-west of Wanaka
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 8:16:31 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km east of Karamea
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, May 3 2015, 6:46:42 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.1
Location15 km east of Arthur's Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 3 2015, 12:33:30 pm
Depth61 km
Magnitude3.6
Location40 km south-east of St Arnaud
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 28 2015, 3:57:27 pm
Depth54 km
Magnitude3.7
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 25 2015, 6:13:41 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.3
Location45 km south-east of St Arnaud
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 25 2015, 4:31:46 am
Depth53 km
Magnitude3.8
Location40 km south-east of St Arnaud
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 25 2015, 2:35:25 am
Depth47 km
Magnitude4.1
Location45 km south-east of St Arnaud
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 4:29:29 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.3
Location45 km south-east of St Arnaud
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 3:53:35 pm
Depth36 km
Magnitude3.8
Location45 km south-east of St Arnaud
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 3:46:20 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.7
Location40 km south-east of St Arnaud
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 3:38:03 pm
Depth47 km
Magnitude4.9
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity strong
NZSTFri, Apr 24 2015, 3:36:42 pm
Depth52 km
Magnitude6.2
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, Apr 23 2015, 10:42:42 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude5.2
Location15 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 23 2015, 10:36:42 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude4.2
Location15 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 20 2015, 9:30:51 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south of Greymouth
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 17 2015, 8:28:08 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km south-east of Collingwood
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 15 2015, 4:08:21 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north-west of Murchison
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 14 2015, 5:47:24 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.7
Location40 km south of St Arnaud
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weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 9 2015, 10:14:41 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.9
Location40 km north-west of Haast
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 9 2015, 11:24:32 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km north of Reefton
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Apr 3 2015, 6:35:26 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north of Reefton
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago