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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 light
NZDTSun, Dec 11 2016, 11:46:53 am
Depth43 km
Magnitude3.8
Location5 km south of Dannevirke
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1 hour ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 11 2016, 10:41:58 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.4
Location40 km south of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 11 2016, 5:20:41 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km south-west of Whanganui
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7 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 11 2016, 5:12:53 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km south-east of Seddon
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8 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 11 2016, 4:10:43 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

9 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Dec 11 2016, 2:35:01 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.4
Location25 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

10 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 10 2016, 8:55:50 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km east of Seddon
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16 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 10 2016, 6:03:45 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km south of Waverley
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19 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Dec 10 2016, 6:02:40 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude4.2
Location40 km north of Kaikoura
Felt it?quake details...

19 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 10 2016, 4:29:43 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.2
Location30 km south of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

20 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 10 2016, 3:22:10 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

21 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 10 2016, 12:18:31 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Dec 10 2016, 10:37:37 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude4.1
Location35 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 10 2016, 9:43:56 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Dec 10 2016, 12:57:19 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 10:57:02 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 9:15:35 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 8:09:49 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 7:11:51 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 6:28:26 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 5:35:33 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 2:45:07 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude4.0
Location35 km east of Kaikoura
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 11:01:54 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km south of Hunterville
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 11:01:07 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.8
Location25 km east of Kaikoura
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 7:26:28 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 6:43:23 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude4.4
Location35 km south of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 6:35:53 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.7
Location25 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 4:03:52 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude3.8
Location35 km east of Kaikoura
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 3:47:11 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Dec 9 2016, 2:37:31 am
Depth40 km
Magnitude4.2
Location35 km north-east of Hanmer Springs
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago