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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
NZSTSun, Aug 21 2016, 3:57:38 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km north of Pongaroa
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 19 2016, 9:09:46 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north-west of Pongaroa
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4 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 17 2016, 7:25:11 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km south-east of Eketahuna
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 17 2016, 4:54:35 am
Depth33 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km south-west of Whanganui
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 16 2016, 10:48:06 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Aug 10 2016, 6:00:27 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.2
Location5 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 10 2016, 12:13:50 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-west of Porangahau
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 5 2016, 11:08:54 pm
Depth45 km
Magnitude4.3
Location65 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 5 2016, 8:18:01 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km west of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 3 2016, 3:00:48 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-east of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Aug 3 2016, 2:57:32 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Aug 2 2016, 2:36:51 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.2
Location15 km north-east of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 11:46:10 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 31 2016, 2:37:48 am
Depth40 km
Magnitude3.5
Location15 km north-east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 27 2016, 6:52:18 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km north of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 27 2016, 1:15:01 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km south-west of Hastings
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 11:00:47 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.5
Location15 km north of Eketahuna
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 9:51:51 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north-east of Eketahuna
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 8:00:09 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude4.4
Location10 km north-east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 6:04:54 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 22 2016, 6:28:31 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 20 2016, 2:01:38 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 18 2016, 1:30:22 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 16 2016, 3:13:36 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km west of Wellington
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 14 2016, 7:24:57 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km north-east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 13 2016, 11:10:40 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km south of Paraparaumu
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weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 13 2016, 4:42:07 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km south-west of Hunterville
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 10 2016, 10:46:32 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.6
Location10 km west of Taihape
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 7 2016, 8:18:49 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km west of Masterton
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 6 2016, 3:53:58 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago