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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 light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Sep 25 2016, 12:31:10 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km west of Pongaroa
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Sep 25 2016, 10:42:21 am
Depth37 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km west of Paraparaumu
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 24 2016, 10:33:24 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km north-west of Wellington
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 16 2016, 5:10:49 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 16 2016, 11:06:26 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 15 2016, 8:12:59 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, Sep 15 2016, 6:44:02 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Sep 14 2016, 10:58:17 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km west of Porangahau
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 12 2016, 1:54:34 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south of Dannevirke
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Sep 12 2016, 12:01:12 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km south-west of Masterton
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 12 2016, 6:50:16 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km north-west of Dannevirke
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 12 2016, 4:40:32 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 12 2016, 4:39:59 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Sep 11 2016, 10:56:56 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km west of Porangahau
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 10 2016, 4:43:37 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSat, Sep 10 2016, 10:02:49 am
Depth80 km
Magnitude5.1
Location50 km north of French Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 10 2016, 1:31:21 am
Depth40 km
Magnitude3.8
Location40 km north-west of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 8 2016, 7:48:54 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km east of Levin
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Sep 7 2016, 8:52:45 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km north-west of Picton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 6 2016, 9:53:57 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 6 2016, 5:34:44 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km west of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Sep 6 2016, 4:39:58 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Sep 6 2016, 3:11:02 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 3 2016, 5:19:10 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km east of French Pass
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 3 2016, 2:14:10 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km west of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 3 2016, 2:46:59 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude4.0
Location40 km north-west of Wellington
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Sep 3 2016, 12:27:44 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south-west of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 2:58:20 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km west of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity severe
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Sep 2 2016, 4:37:55 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude7.1
Location125 km north-east of Te Araroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Sep 1 2016, 6:10:41 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km west of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago