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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
NZSTTue, Sep 2 2014, 2:05:01 am
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.2
Location25 km south of Masterton
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11 hours ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 1 2014, 10:16:32 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.9
Location25 km west of Paraparaumu
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15 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 1 2014, 2:21:18 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km south of Seddon
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23 hours ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 1 2014, 4:44:51 am
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km south-east of Levin
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Sep 1 2014, 3:56:19 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.3
Location45 km south-east of Porangahau
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1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 31 2014, 4:49:52 am
Depth38 km
Magnitude3.4
Location5 km north-east of Pongaroa
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2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 30 2014, 2:44:18 pm
Depth39 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, Aug 28 2014, 9:37:57 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km west of Palmerston North
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4 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTWed, Aug 27 2014, 6:58:43 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km south-west of Porangahau
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 27 2014, 9:59:25 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km north-west of Levin
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6 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 26 2014, 3:59:40 pm
Depth54 km
Magnitude3.5
Location30 km east of Picton
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 24 2014, 7:25:40 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.3
Location25 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Aug 24 2014, 3:15:32 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Aug 23 2014, 3:33:07 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.6
Location10 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 22 2014, 12:16:01 pm
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km south-east of Levin
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 11:30:34 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km north-west of Paraparaumu
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 21 2014, 10:49:01 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.9
Location15 km south-west of Porangahau
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 7:19:06 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Aug 20 2014, 2:48:52 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km south of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTTue, Aug 19 2014, 6:46:59 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km north of Eketahuna
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 19 2014, 4:13:09 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude3.1
Location15 km east of Eketahuna
Felt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 19 2014, 11:42:38 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km north-east of Eketahuna
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 18 2014, 11:43:15 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.1
LocationWithin 5 km of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 18 2014, 12:20:25 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km east of Blenheim
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTFri, Aug 15 2014, 8:09:18 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.7
Location5 km south-east of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTFri, Aug 15 2014, 8:37:19 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.8
LocationWithin 5 km of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Aug 15 2014, 1:16:37 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km south of Wellington
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Aug 14 2014, 9:08:03 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.0
Location5 km south-west of Porangahau
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weeks ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Aug 12 2014, 12:32:11 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south of Seddon
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weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, Aug 11 2014, 3:20:09 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude2.8
Location10 km south of Levin
Felt it?quake details...

weeks ago