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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the Wellington and Marlborough region over the past year:

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 28 2015, 12:20:09 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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9 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 27 2015, 6:44:26 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.3
Location35 km south-east of Porangahau
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15 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 27 2015, 6:41:21 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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15 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 26 2015, 1:08:09 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 25 2015, 7:12:11 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 23 2015, 2:23:50 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km east of Seddon
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 23 2015, 9:43:13 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 23 2015, 6:03:30 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km east of Seddon
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5 days ago

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

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 22 2015, 2:15:32 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.6
Location25 km east of Paraparaumu
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 21 2015, 3:20:18 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km east of Pongaroa
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 19 2015, 5:22:11 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km south-west of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 16 2015, 6:32:15 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.9
Location35 km south-east of Hastings
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 16 2015, 11:04:54 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km north-east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 16 2015, 11:02:30 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km north-east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, May 16 2015, 4:55:57 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km east of Pongaroa
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 16 2015, 3:24:31 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, May 15 2015, 12:18:36 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 12 2015, 12:17:21 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 10 2015, 2:32:41 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km west of Palmerston North
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 7 2015, 7:49:11 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km east of Castlepoint
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, May 5 2015, 11:48:23 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km west of Porangahau
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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 weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 11:24:54 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 4 2015, 11:05:05 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.6
Location30 km south-west of Wellington
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 3 2015, 7:35:36 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 3 2015, 1:21:22 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km south-west of Wellington
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, May 3 2015, 5:36:26 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 2 2015, 1:48:51 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km west of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago