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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: 2014p553532
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 7:22:20 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 28 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 15 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

2 hours ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p552729
  • NZST: Friday, July 25 2014 at 12:15:20 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: moderate
  • Depth: 10 km
  • Magnitude: 4.0
  • Location: 5 km north-east of Waipukurau
  • Felt it?

9 hours 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: 16 km
  • Magnitude: 3.6
  • Location: 25 km west of Seddon
  • Felt it?

1 day 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?

1 day 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?

1 day 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?

2 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?

2 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?

4 days 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?

4 days 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?

4 days 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?

a week 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?

a week 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?

a week 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

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  • Public Id: 2014p508673
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 8 2014 at 5:01:21 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 15 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 5 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p508070
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 8 2014 at 11:39:53 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 27 km
  • Magnitude: 3.4
  • Location: 10 km east of Eketahuna
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p507037
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 8 2014 at 2:29:27 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 2.7
  • Location: 5 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p496148
  • NZST: Friday, July 4 2014 at 1:48:06 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: light
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 3.5
  • Location: 20 km north-west of Pongaroa
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p494719
  • NZST: Thursday, July 3 2014 at 1:06:32 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 15 km
  • Magnitude: 2.2
  • Location: 5 km south-west of Porangahau
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p494318
  • NZST: Thursday, July 3 2014 at 9:32:52 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 36 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: Within 5 km of Paraparaumu
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p493529
  • NZST: Thursday, July 3 2014 at 2:32:18 am
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: light
  • Depth: 22 km
  • Magnitude: 3.2
  • Location: 15 km east of Pongaroa
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p492310
  • NZST: Wednesday, July 2 2014 at 3:42:57 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 21 km
  • Magnitude: 2.8
  • Location: 25 km west of Feilding
  • Felt it?

weeks ago

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  • Public Id: 2014p489941
  • NZST: Tuesday, July 1 2014 at 6:40:36 pm
  • Wellington and Marlborough region intensity ?: weak
  • Maximum intensity ?: weak
  • Depth: 12 km
  • Magnitude: 2.1
  • Location: 5 km east of Seddon
  • Felt it?

weeks ago