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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
NZSTWed, Jul 27 2016, 1:15:01 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km south-west of Hastings
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 11:00:47 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.5
Location15 km north of Eketahuna
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 9:51:51 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km north-east of Eketahuna
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Jul 26 2016, 8:00:09 pm
Depth31 km
Magnitude4.3
Location15 km east of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 25 2016, 2:42:34 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km north of Pongaroa
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3 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 23 2016, 6:04:54 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location5 km east of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

5 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 22 2016, 6:28:31 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south of Porangahau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 20 2016, 2:01:38 am
Depth45 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km east of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 18 2016, 1:30:22 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km south of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jul 15 2016, 10:22:26 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km west of Pongaroa
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 14 2016, 7:24:57 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km north-east of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 13 2016, 11:10:40 pm
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.0
Location15 km south of Paraparaumu
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jul 10 2016, 10:46:32 am
Depth4 km
Magnitude3.6
Location10 km west of Taihape
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jul 7 2016, 8:18:49 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km west of Masterton
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jul 6 2016, 3:53:58 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km south of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 5 2016, 9:46:11 am
Depth57 km
Magnitude3.9
Location40 km north-east of French Pass
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jul 5 2016, 5:44:05 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude3.1
Location30 km south-west of Whanganui
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Jul 5 2016, 1:35:38 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude3.6
Location15 km south of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jul 4 2016, 2:53:47 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km west of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity strong
NZSTMon, Jul 4 2016, 12:45:50 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude4.6
Location5 km south-west of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jul 2 2016, 12:17:05 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km west of Masterton
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Jul 1 2016, 3:59:04 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km east of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 29 2016, 8:41:48 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.6
Location20 km north-east of Paraparaumu
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 29 2016, 12:50:35 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km north-west of Porangahau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Jun 29 2016, 12:27:24 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude3.9
Location30 km east of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Jun 27 2016, 8:40:52 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km south-east of Dannevirke
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jun 26 2016, 1:45:07 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km south-east of Wellington
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZSTSat, Jun 25 2016, 12:38:43 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude4.7
Location30 km east of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jun 24 2016, 1:23:45 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south of Waipukurau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 23 2016, 11:07:20 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.1
Location35 km south-west of Whanganui
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago