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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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  • Public Id: 2014p565651
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 29 2014 at 6:59:16 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 10 km south-east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

1 day ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p562629
  • NZST: Monday, July 28 2014 at 4:08:50 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 13 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 5 km east of Porangahau
  • Felt it?

2 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p561836
  • NZST: Monday, July 28 2014 at 9:06:16 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 17 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 20 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

2 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p560845
  • NZST: Monday, July 28 2014 at 12:18:14 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 43 km
  • Magnitude: 3.3
  • Location: 15 km east of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

2 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p558062
  • NZST: Saturday, July 26 2014 at 11:35:35 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 133 km
  • Magnitude: 4.3
  • Location: 50 km north of French Pass
  • Felt it?

3 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p557529
  • NZST: Saturday, July 26 2014 at 6:51:45 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 34 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

4 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p557483
  • NZST: Saturday, July 26 2014 at 6:27:24 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 27 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 25 km west of Feilding
  • Felt it?

4 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p555134
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 9:35:45 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 28 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

4 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p553532
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 7:22:20 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 28 km
  • Magnitude: 3.5
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p552729
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 12:15:20 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 3.8
  • Location: 5 km north-east of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p552730
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 12:14:26 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 15 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 5 km north of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

5 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p550403
  • NZST: Thursday, July 24 2014 at 3:35:06 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 19 km
  • Magnitude: 3.6
  • Location: 25 km west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

6 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p549246
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 5:18:28 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 2.5
  • Location: 5 km south-east of Wellington
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p549171
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 4:38:30 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: 5 km south-west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p548041
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 23 2014 at 6:36:28 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 5 km north-east of Porangahau
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p547103
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 22 2014 at 10:16:54 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 5 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

7 days ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p542150
  • NZST: Monday, July 21 2014 at 2:17:47 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 15 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 5 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p541595
  • NZST: Sunday, July 20 2014 at 9:22:14 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 61 km
  • Magnitude: 4.0
  • Location: 25 km north-east of Picton
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p541114
  • NZST: Sunday, July 20 2014 at 5:05:40 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.0
  • Location: Within 5 km of Seddon
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p531268
  • NZST: Thursday, July 17 2014 at 1:40:03 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 26 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p530842
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 16 2014 at 9:52:45 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 25 km west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p528153
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 15 2014 at 10:00:20 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 2.3
  • Location: 5 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

a week ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p527017
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 15 2014 at 11:54:52 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 26 km
  • Magnitude: 3.0
  • Location: 10 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p523118
  • NZST: Monday, July 14 2014 at 1:17:42 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 32 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p521914
  • NZST: Sunday, July 13 2014 at 2:35:53 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 29 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p512520
  • NZST: Thursday, July 10 2014 at 3:10:50 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 20 km south-west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p511539
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 9 2014 at 6:28:03 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 23 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 20 km south-west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p510076
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 9 2014 at 5:28:49 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 15 km
  • Magnitude: 3.1
  • Location: 5 km east of Porangahau
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p509023
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 8 2014 at 8:07:32 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 2.4
  • Location: 10 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p508789
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 8 2014 at 6:02:52 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 28 km
  • Magnitude: 2.9
  • Location: 10 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

weeks ago