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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, May 28 2016, 1:40:01 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km east of Dannevirke
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3 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, May 26 2016, 7:21:13 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude4.3
Location35 km north-east of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 26 2016, 10:45:50 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km north-west of Levin
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 5:11:55 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south of Porangahau
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6 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 3:38:10 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.2
Location5 km north of Napier
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 24 2016, 1:55:11 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km north-east of Waipukurau
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 23 2016, 5:09:04 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km south of Dannevirke
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 23 2016, 4:48:12 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km west of Masterton
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 22 2016, 12:44:18 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south of Wellington
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 21 2016, 2:41:31 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north of Martinborough
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 15 2016, 2:25:09 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 15 2016, 3:36:08 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 14 2016, 2:04:53 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.3
Location15 km south-west of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 14 2016, 1:33:29 am
Depth50 km
Magnitude3.6
Location10 km north-east of Hunterville
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 6:15:24 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.7
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 10:26:06 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 10:04:46 am
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 9:36:33 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 9:20:26 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 8:24:02 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity strong
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 7:55:18 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude5.2
Location20 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 7:15:32 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude4.7
Location20 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 12 2016, 1:44:23 am
Depth88 km
Magnitude5.2
Location10 km west of Murupara
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 11 2016, 10:48:27 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km south-east of Pongaroa
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, May 10 2016, 5:11:05 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.1
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 10 2016, 3:43:39 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.2
LocationWithin 5 km of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, May 10 2016, 3:37:55 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km north-east of Dannevirke
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 8 2016, 2:48:47 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km east of Porangahau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 5 2016, 11:41:34 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km north-west of Wellington
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 5 2016, 5:10:36 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-east of Whanganui
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago