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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 moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Feb 11 2016, 2:17:22 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.8
Location15 km west of Levin
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9 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Feb 10 2016, 1:05:30 pm
Depth50 km
Magnitude4.3
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
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1 day ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTTue, Feb 9 2016, 1:39:00 pm
Depth48 km
Magnitude5.7
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 4 2016, 8:01:29 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.2
Location40 km south-west of Seddon
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 4 2016, 1:51:06 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.3
Location30 km west of Blenheim
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7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Feb 4 2016, 1:12:16 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km south-east of Dannevirke
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 31 2016, 9:29:56 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south-west of Levin
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 31 2016, 8:33:30 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Jan 29 2016, 3:20:19 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude4.1
Location30 km west of Wellington
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Jan 28 2016, 6:00:13 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km west of Picton
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 26 2016, 5:14:06 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south-west of Martinborough
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 25 2016, 7:25:34 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km west of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 25 2016, 5:09:55 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Jan 25 2016, 4:57:49 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 24 2016, 1:49:03 am
Depth4 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 22 2016, 11:00:09 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km east of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Jan 21 2016, 11:51:07 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.6
Location30 km south-west of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Jan 20 2016, 3:28:27 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km south-east of Waipukurau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 16 2016, 9:29:19 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km south-west of Martinborough
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 16 2016, 8:25:53 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 16 2016, 6:53:33 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 13 2016, 12:56:08 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km east of Eketahuna
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 12 2016, 10:47:12 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 12 2016, 4:22:23 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.0
Location25 km east of Pongaroa
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Jan 12 2016, 2:47:43 pm
Depth39 km
Magnitude4.1
Location30 km south of Whanganui
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 12 2016, 6:44:12 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Jan 12 2016, 1:19:28 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Jan 10 2016, 3:31:54 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km west of Pongaroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Jan 9 2016, 7:24:22 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Jan 8 2016, 4:44:11 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km east of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago