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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
NZDTTue, Jan 17 2017, 6:00:31 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.3
Location30 km south-east of Seddon
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5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 17 2017, 3:59:50 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km east of Blenheim
Felt it?quake details...

7 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 17 2017, 1:57:58 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km east of Seddon
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9 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 16 2017, 6:30:02 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km east of Seddon
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16 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 16 2017, 6:21:13 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km east of Seddon
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16 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 16 2017, 2:48:23 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km south of Seddon
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20 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 16 2017, 12:54:07 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km east of Seddon
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22 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 16 2017, 7:47:12 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Jan 16 2017, 6:06:54 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 16 2017, 3:19:24 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km south of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 15 2017, 7:54:27 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.1
Location20 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 15 2017, 6:33:18 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Jan 15 2017, 4:24:09 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude4.2
Location20 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 15 2017, 4:13:56 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 15 2017, 8:40:51 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 15 2017, 5:44:42 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 15 2017, 2:50:52 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSun, Jan 15 2017, 2:42:35 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.1
Location20 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 11:25:20 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude4.3
Location25 km north-west of Kaikoura
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 8:58:48 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north of Hunterville
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 12:37:44 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 12:30:06 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude4.5
Location20 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 10:03:26 am
Depth55 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km west of Picton
Felt it?quake details...

3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 6:03:04 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 4:48:47 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 4:11:52 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 14 2017, 1:01:25 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 13 2017, 7:32:02 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 13 2017, 2:46:09 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

3 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Jan 13 2017, 2:08:43 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.7
Location20 km south of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

3 days ago