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

3 days 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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3 days 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
Felt it?quake details...

3 days 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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3 days 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...

3 days 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
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3 days 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
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5 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 20 2017, 2:16:07 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude4.8
Location5 km north-west of Culverden
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7 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Feb 16 2017, 2:08:33 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.4
Location50 km north-east of Arthur's Pass
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 15 2017, 1:44:31 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south of Haast
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 15 2017, 1:30:04 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km west of Arthur's Pass
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 14 2017, 11:01:35 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km north of Reefton
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 13 2017, 8:46:00 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.9
Location20 km west of Hanmer Springs
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a week ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Feb 12 2017, 9:18:54 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude5.2
Location15 km north-west of Culverden
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Feb 12 2017, 4:14:22 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude4.2
Location35 km north-east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Feb 10 2017, 1:08:12 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.9
Location20 km north-west of Kaikoura
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 8 2017, 7:44:30 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north of Reefton
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Feb 7 2017, 4:49:46 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude4.3
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Feb 6 2017, 12:05:33 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude4.3
Location10 km north-west of Culverden
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Feb 3 2017, 3:37:56 pm
Depth2 km
Magnitude4.3
Location25 km north-east of Mount Cook
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 2 2017, 8:41:42 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude4.0
Location25 km north-west of Twizel
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 2 2017, 1:29:58 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north-west of Murchison
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Feb 1 2017, 11:21:29 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude5.1
Location10 km north-east of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 1 2017, 11:15:34 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude4.3
Location20 km north-west of Kaikoura
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 1 2017, 7:55:25 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.5
Location25 km north-west of St Arnaud
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Jan 31 2017, 2:53:25 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude4.6
Location40 km south-west of Haast
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 29 2017, 10:54:01 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km east of Karamea
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 29 2017, 10:41:38 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km east of Karamea
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 26 2017, 7:42:48 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km east of Arthur's Pass
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago