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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 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...

19 hours 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...

1 day ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 23 2016, 10:25:30 am
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km north-west of Whanganui
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

2 days ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 23 2016, 10:19:19 am
Depth14 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km west of Porangahau
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 22 2016, 1:13:57 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.3
Location35 km south-west of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

3 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTTue, Jun 21 2016, 9:05:17 pm
Depth23 km
Magnitude4.4
Location20 km south-east of Wellington
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

3 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jun 17 2016, 9:36:10 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude3.3
Location20 km west of Masterton
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

7 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 16 2016, 9:37:57 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude3.4
Location30 km south of Whanganui
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 16 2016, 9:41:51 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km north-east of Porangahau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 16 2016, 1:21:55 am
Depth16 km
Magnitude3.0
Location30 km north of Levin
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, Jun 15 2016, 12:49:08 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.7
Location10 km east of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, Jun 12 2016, 10:26:20 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km east of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZSTSun, Jun 12 2016, 10:08:18 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.9
Location5 km east of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZSTSun, Jun 12 2016, 3:57:01 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude4.5
Location10 km north-east of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jun 11 2016, 5:36:30 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.3
Location35 km south-west of Whanganui
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, Jun 11 2016, 4:46:38 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km west of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

a week ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 9 2016, 11:41:33 am
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.8
Location5 km north-east of Masterton
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTTue, Jun 7 2016, 7:00:43 pm
Depth35 km
Magnitude3.2
Location10 km south of Hunterville
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTFri, Jun 3 2016, 8:15:11 am
Depth33 km
Magnitude3.3
Location10 km east of Eketahuna
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, Jun 2 2016, 5:05:04 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude2.8
Location20 km west of Masterton
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZSTThu, May 26 2016, 7:21:13 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.3
Location35 km north-east of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTThu, May 26 2016, 10:45:50 am
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.2
Location15 km north-west of Levin
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 5:11:55 pm
Depth18 km
Magnitude2.3
Location10 km south of Porangahau
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity weak
NZSTWed, May 25 2016, 3:38:10 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude4.4
Location5 km north of Napier
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 23 2016, 5:09:04 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.9
Location20 km south of Dannevirke
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTMon, May 23 2016, 4:48:11 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.7
Location20 km west of Masterton
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 22 2016, 12:44:18 am
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.5
Location10 km south of Wellington
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSat, May 21 2016, 2:41:31 pm
Depth22 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north of Martinborough
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 15 2016, 2:25:09 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.4
Location10 km east of Seddon
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago

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Intensity weak
Region intensity weak
NZSTSun, May 15 2016, 3:36:08 am
Depth24 km
Magnitude2.6
Location5 km south-west of Masterton
Felt Rapid betaFelt it?quake details...

weeks ago