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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
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 1:06:58 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south of Seddon
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20 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 28 2015, 12:02:29 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.1
Location25 km south of Whanganui
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 10:16:13 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 5:53:57 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Porangahau
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 5:47:12 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 3:15:56 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 2:57:22 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km south-east of Paraparaumu
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 2:43:09 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Whanganui
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 2:14:58 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 12:24:22 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km east of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 27 2015, 11:05:54 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 26 2015, 10:16:31 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude1.9
Location5 km east of Whanganui
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 26 2015, 9:07:25 pm
Depth55 km
Magnitude3.5
Location45 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 26 2015, 5:26:31 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Porangahau
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 26 2015, 11:33:23 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 24 2015, 9:44:58 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.0
Location20 km east of Seddon
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4 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 23 2015, 7:51:19 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km west of Hunterville
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 23 2015, 2:20:49 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km west of Martinborough
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 20 2015, 12:05:31 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 19 2015, 4:50:50 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.5
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 16 2015, 11:00:16 pm
Depth62 km
Magnitude4.0
Location40 km north-east of Picton
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 16 2015, 2:54:21 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 16 2015, 6:11:59 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 14 2015, 7:38:32 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 14 2015, 6:16:45 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km north-west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Jan 14 2015, 6:12:01 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude4.1
Location15 km north-west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Jan 14 2015, 6:11:38 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.9
Location20 km north-west of Masterton
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Jan 12 2015, 6:12:43 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude4.4
Location20 km south of Dannevirke
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 10 2015, 7:40:40 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 10 2015, 1:57:34 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago