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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
NZSTSat, Aug 1 2015, 6:08:28 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 31 2015, 4:21:20 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-west of Porangahau
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 31 2015, 1:01:18 pm
Depth33 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km east of Waipukurau
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 30 2015, 8:55:46 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 12:58:02 pm
Depth85 km
Magnitude4.3
Location55 km south of Waverley
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 8:52:20 am
Depth73 km
Magnitude4.4
Location25 km east of Nelson
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 28 2015, 8:38:44 am
Depth51 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km west of Eketahuna
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 27 2015, 6:08:03 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km east of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 27 2015, 12:51:01 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Porangahau
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 27 2015, 1:33:40 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 26 2015, 2:13:55 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km west of Feilding
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 25 2015, 8:21:06 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km east of Dannevirke
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 25 2015, 7:18:55 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km south-west of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 24 2015, 1:13:16 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km east of Pongaroa
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 24 2015, 10:35:01 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Pongaroa
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Jul 24 2015, 9:45:16 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 21 2015, 8:44:58 pm
Depth44 km
Magnitude3.5
Location20 km north-west of Feilding
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 21 2015, 6:09:45 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km west of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 21 2015, 5:08:19 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km south-east of Eketahuna
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 21 2015, 11:21:33 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km north-east of Porangahau
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 20 2015, 9:13:11 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTMon, Jul 20 2015, 7:38:39 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 20 2015, 5:55:02 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km north-west of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 19 2015, 9:36:11 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km north-east of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 17 2015, 3:26:32 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north-east of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 16 2015, 8:54:55 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km east of Feilding
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 15 2015, 9:08:27 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north-east of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Jul 14 2015, 8:57:45 am
Depth31 km
Magnitude4.1
Location15 km north-west of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Jul 14 2015, 4:09:31 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude4.3
Location20 km north-west of Levin
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 14 2015, 12:24:20 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago