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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
NZDTWed, Mar 29 2017, 10:51:41 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km north-east of Masterton
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5 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 29 2017, 8:03:41 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km east of Pongaroa
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8 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 29 2017, 3:18:56 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km east of Seddon
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12 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 29 2017, 3:14:56 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km east of Seddon
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13 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 27 2017, 6:52:44 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km south-east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 27 2017, 4:23:31 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km west of Porangahau
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 27 2017, 4:20:33 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.4
Location15 km south-east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 27 2017, 2:01:31 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 27 2017, 1:53:11 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km east of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 27 2017, 4:32:41 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTMon, Mar 27 2017, 1:17:03 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km south-west of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Mar 27 2017, 12:17:29 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude4.3
Location20 km south of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTSun, Mar 26 2017, 2:49:01 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km east of Seddon
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3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Mar 25 2017, 8:18:28 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTSat, Mar 25 2017, 3:40:20 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.2
Location35 km south of Seddon
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4 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 8:51:51 pm
Depth54 km
Magnitude4.8
Location10 km south-west of Paraparaumu
Felt it?quake details...

5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 6:25:15 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.7
Location25 km east of Seddon
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 4:12:30 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km north-east of Wellington
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 8:22:43 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km south-east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 7:22:44 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 6:46:38 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 6:44:59 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

6 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 1:17:38 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude4.1
Location10 km north-east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 22 2017, 4:02:00 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Mar 22 2017, 8:09:48 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km south-west of Whanganui
Felt it?quake details...

7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZDTWed, Mar 22 2017, 12:02:47 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km south-east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

7 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTTue, Mar 21 2017, 11:58:19 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.4
Location15 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 21 2017, 11:45:26 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 21 2017, 10:58:50 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.6
Location20 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

7 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZDTTue, Mar 21 2017, 10:46:01 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude2.6
Location15 km east of Seddon
Felt it?quake details...

7 days ago