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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
NZSTThu, May 5 2016, 11:41:34 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km north-west of Wellington
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1 day 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
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 2 2016, 3:57:13 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.0
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
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4 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, May 1 2016, 12:40:18 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude4.3
Location20 km east of Dannevirke
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5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 29 2016, 10:56:28 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km north of Castlepoint
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 29 2016, 7:57:13 am
Depth48 km
Magnitude3.9
Location35 km north-west of Wellington
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Apr 29 2016, 1:12:24 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Palmerston North
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7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 25 2016, 11:18:15 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km west of Porangahau
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 25 2016, 7:42:27 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location20 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Apr 25 2016, 5:58:45 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Apr 24 2016, 11:05:49 pm
Depth65 km
Magnitude3.8
Location45 km north-east of French Pass
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 21 2016, 7:33:24 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Apr 16 2016, 11:46:14 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-east of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Apr 14 2016, 5:28:16 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
NZSTWed, Apr 13 2016, 4:03:02 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km west of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 13 2016, 3:36:19 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Apr 13 2016, 7:14:44 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 6:47:33 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 2:09:16 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km north-west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 11:49:45 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km north-west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 11:18:04 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 11:07:21 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude3.8
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 10:47:54 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 10:38:35 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 10:02:10 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 9:45:24 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 9:36:50 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

  • Map showing earthquake location.
Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 8:20:34 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 8:13:18 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.4
Location15 km west of Masterton
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Apr 12 2016, 7:52:10 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km west of Masterton
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago