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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
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 5:31:47 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km south of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 20 2014, 4:58:35 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 19 2014, 3:06:57 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 15 2014, 12:44:32 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km west of Picton
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 7:29:11 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 6:08:05 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 8:08:26 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 8:05:12 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 3:56:40 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km east of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 14 2014, 3:22:09 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Oct 13 2014, 2:26:31 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.1
LocationWithin 5 km of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 12 2014, 8:51:25 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.3
LocationWithin 5 km of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 12 2014, 5:38:13 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km east of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 12 2014, 1:30:23 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.0
LocationWithin 5 km of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Oct 12 2014, 6:22:10 am
Depth38 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km south-west of Levin
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 10 2014, 2:14:16 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km south of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Oct 10 2014, 12:00:42 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km east of Porangahau
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Oct 9 2014, 3:38:32 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north-east of Whanganui
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 8 2014, 11:03:52 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 8 2014, 10:07:37 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 8 2014, 7:01:15 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km south-east of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 8 2014, 5:32:35 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km east of Porangahau
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Oct 8 2014, 4:50:14 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km west of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 7 2014, 11:59:08 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-east of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Oct 7 2014, 9:21:32 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 7 2014, 4:29:58 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south-east of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 7 2014, 2:29:36 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km south-east of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTTue, Oct 7 2014, 2:16:34 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.0
Location15 km south-east of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Oct 7 2014, 12:12:12 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km south-east of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTTue, Oct 7 2014, 10:51:08 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.6
Location20 km south-east of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago