Latest earthquakes near Blenheim, Marlborough today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Blenheim? If an earthquake is happening right now near Blenheim, it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Blenheim.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 18, 2024 05:29
(Auckland)
M 3.2 117 km NW
from Blenheim
Jun 17, 2024 21:55
(Auckland)
M 3.2 249 km N
from Blenheim
Jun 17, 2024 18:46
(Auckland)
M 3.4 208 km N
from Blenheim
Jun 16, 2024 21:03
(Auckland)
M 3.4 163 km NNE
from Blenheim
Jun 16, 2024 04:42
(Auckland)
M 4.4 272 km NNE
from Blenheim
Jun 15, 2024 18:09
(Auckland)
M 3.0 261 km SSW
from Blenheim
Jun 15, 2024 17:45
(Auckland)
M 3.5 260 km SSW
from Blenheim
Jun 15, 2024 10:21
(Auckland)
M 3.4 261 km SSW
from Blenheim
Jun 14, 2024 21:09
(Auckland)
M 3.4 283 km NNE
from Blenheim
Jun 11, 2024 20:22
(Auckland)
M 3.0 234 km N
from Blenheim
Jun 11, 2024 06:54
(Auckland)
M 3.6 132 km NE
from Blenheim
Jun 11, 2024 00:15
(Auckland)
M 3.2 129 km WNW
from Blenheim
Jun 10, 2024 02:33
(Auckland)
M 3.1 105 km WNW
from Blenheim
Jun 9, 2024 08:43
(Auckland)
M 3.0 70 km NNW
from Blenheim
Jun 8, 2024 02:32
(Auckland)
M 3.1 293 km NE
from Blenheim
Jun 7, 2024 20:55
(Auckland)
M 3.2 36 km SE
from Blenheim
Jun 3, 2024 22:05
(Auckland)
M 4.2 84 km NE
from Blenheim
Jun 1, 2024 13:55
(Auckland)
M 3.1 108 km ENE
from Blenheim
May 31, 2024 20:35
(Auckland)
M 3.0 109 km NE
from Blenheim
May 31, 2024 07:04
(Auckland)
M 3.3 255 km NNE
from Blenheim
May 29, 2024 20:15
(Auckland)
M 3.6 90 km NNE
from Blenheim
May 28, 2024 04:19
(Auckland)
M 3.4 139 km ENE
from Blenheim
May 27, 2024 12:12
(Auckland)
M 3.1 34 km ESE
from Blenheim
May 23, 2024 03:48
(Auckland)
M 3.2 203 km N
from Blenheim
May 23, 2024 02:42
(Auckland)
M 3.8 175 km SSW
from Blenheim

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Blenheim Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
79 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.2
Jun 18, 2024 05:29

Average

A total of 794 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Blenheim, Marlborough in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 79 earthquakes per year, or 6 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Blenheim roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Blenheim in 2016. A total of 385 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Blenheim that year. The strongest had a 7.8 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Blenheim with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Blenheim in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Blenheim during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Blenheim (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 728 91.69%
Mag. 5 58 7.3%
Mag. 6 7 0.88%
Mag. 7 1 0.13%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Blenheim

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.8
On Nov 14, 2016 00:02.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Nov 14, 2016 00:02.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Blenheim occurred on Nov 14, 2016 00:02 local time (Pacific/Auckland timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.8 and struck 155 kilometers (96 mi) south-southwest of Blenheim, at a depth of 15 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Blenheim in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Blenheim, Marlborough in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Blenheim.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Blenheim.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 14, 2016 00:02
(Auckland)
M 7.8 155 km SSW
from Blenheim
Nov 14, 2016 13:34
(Auckland)
M 6.5 134 km SSW
from Blenheim
Nov 14, 2016 00:32
(Auckland)
M 6.5 92 km SSW
from Blenheim
Nov 14, 2016 02:31
(Auckland)
M 6.2 91 km SSW
from Blenheim
Oct 30, 2018 15:13
(Auckland)
M 6.1 286 km NNE
from Blenheim
Nov 14, 2016 00:52
(Auckland)
M 6.1 78 km SSW
from Blenheim
Apr 24, 2015 15:36
(Auckland)
M 6.1 99 km SW
from Blenheim
Apr 24, 2015 15:36
(Auckland)
M 6.0 95 km SSW
from Blenheim
Nov 22, 2016 13:19
(Auckland)
M 5.9 278 km ENE
from Blenheim
Nov 14, 2016 08:28
(Auckland)
M 5.8 65 km SSE
from Blenheim

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Nearest earthquakes from Blenheim

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Blenheim, Marlborough. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Blenheim.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 14, 2016 01:36
(Auckland)
M 5.1 9 km N
from Blenheim
May 6, 2017 19:53
(Auckland)
M 4.2 11 km NNW
from Blenheim
May 20, 2023 22:57
(Auckland)
M 4.1 17 km WNW
from Blenheim
Aug 15, 2022 01:46
(Auckland)
M 4.4 20 km SW
from Blenheim
Jul 4, 2016 12:45
(Auckland)
M 4.1 22 km S
from Blenheim
Nov 15, 2016 00:11
(Auckland)
M 4.1 22 km SE
from Blenheim
Dec 3, 2023 05:13
(Auckland)
M 4.0 22 km NE
from Blenheim
Nov 14, 2016 07:21
(Auckland)
M 4.9 23 km S
from Blenheim
Feb 28, 2023 20:26
(Auckland)
M 4.1 22 km NE
from Blenheim
Mar 5, 2021 14:01
(Auckland)
M 4.3 24 km NNW
from Blenheim

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Blenheim

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Blenheim.

When was the last earthquake in Blenheim, Marlborough?

A 3.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Blenheim on the night of June 18, 2024 at 05:29 local time (Pacific/Auckland). The center of this earthquake was located 117km northwest of Blenheim at a depth of 192km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Blenheim, Marlborough in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Blenheim, Marlborough?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Blenheim on the night of November 14, 2016 at 00:02 local time (Pacific/Auckland). The center of this earthquake was located 155km south-southwest of Blenheim at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Blenheim since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Blenheim, Marlborough?

In the past 10 years, 794 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Blenheim. This averages to 79 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.