Welcome to GeoNet - the official source of geological hazard information for New Zealand.

Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the Wellington and Marlborough region over the past year:

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 19 2015, 7:47:17 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south-east of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

5 hours ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 18 2015, 9:10:13 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 18 2015, 2:45:26 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km east of Dannevirke
Felt it?quake details...

1 day ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 15 2015, 1:00:50 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Masterton
Felt it?quake details...

4 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 15 2015, 3:42:20 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.2
Location10 km south-west of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

4 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 14 2015, 3:28:22 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.8
Location25 km south-west of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

5 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 14 2015, 3:03:44 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

5 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 12 2015, 9:00:30 am
Depth52 km
Magnitude3.5
Location35 km west of Levin
Felt it?quake details...

7 days ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 11 2015, 7:06:35 pm
Depth40 km
Magnitude3.3
Location35 km south of Wellington
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 11 2015, 5:12:05 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north-west of Dannevirke
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 10 2015, 11:19:55 am
Depth28 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km south of Dannevirke
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 9 2015, 7:06:42 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.9
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 9 2015, 4:04:09 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km south of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 8 2015, 5:46:21 pm
Depth26 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km south of Dannevirke
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Apr 5 2015, 10:40:38 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.8
Location10 km south of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Apr 4 2015, 7:54:27 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Apr 3 2015, 7:40:06 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Apr 3 2015, 1:30:49 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.2
Location40 km north-west of French Pass
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Apr 3 2015, 1:55:39 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km west of Porangahau
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Apr 2 2015, 3:05:37 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.8
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 31 2015, 9:44:31 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.9
Location30 km east of Pongaroa
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 31 2015, 8:07:56 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 30 2015, 10:22:03 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 30 2015, 7:38:37 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTFri, Mar 27 2015, 6:11:47 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude3.2
Location20 km north of Levin
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 26 2015, 3:28:48 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 23 2015, 2:59:34 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 23 2015, 7:06:30 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude4.1
Location45 km east of St Arnaud
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 22 2015, 1:47:19 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude1.9
LocationWithin 5 km of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Mar 21 2015, 3:02:03 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km north-east of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago