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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 light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 27 2017, 1:27:02 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km north-east of Arthur's Pass
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2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 8:51:51 pm
Depth54 km
Magnitude4.8
Location10 km south-west of Paraparaumu
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5 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 1:17:38 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude4.1
Location10 km north-east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 21 2017, 11:58:19 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.4
Location15 km east of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 16 2017, 12:25:14 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.9
Location10 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 13 2017, 9:41:33 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.0
Location15 km north-west of Methven
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSat, Mar 11 2017, 6:58:04 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude4.9
Location40 km south of St Arnaud
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 10 2017, 7:45:15 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude4.5
Location15 km west of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 10 2017, 6:25:57 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.1
Location15 km south-east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 10 2017, 5:00:58 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude4.2
Location5 km north of Cheviot
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 9 2017, 11:39:57 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km south of Westport
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 7 2017, 10:00:58 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south of St Arnaud
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Mar 7 2017, 11:09:54 am
Depth4 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km south of Arthur's Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 7 2017, 12:53:29 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km south of Westport
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 6 2017, 2:14:43 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.9
Location55 km north of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 5 2017, 8:37:36 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km north of Reefton
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Mar 4 2017, 8:27:38 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.5
Location20 km south of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Mar 4 2017, 2:09:19 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.4
Location25 km south-east of Karamea
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 3 2017, 3:49:13 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude4.3
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 2 2017, 8:01:02 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude5.2
Location20 km south-west of Cheviot
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 2 2017, 5:17:44 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.7
Location20 km south-west of Cheviot
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 1 2017, 10:19:43 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude4.8
Location20 km south-west of Cheviot
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 4:29:59 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude4.0
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 4:28:37 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 3:49:56 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 3:46:00 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 3:36:21 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude4.3
Location15 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 2:59:26 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity moderate
NZDTFri, Feb 24 2017, 2:35:53 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude4.9
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 22 2017, 8:39:53 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.9
Location15 km north of Kaikoura
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago