Mag. 2.5 earthquake - New Zealand on Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 22:39 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 5 km depth
2 Feb 22:42 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
Depth: 5.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.34607°S / 175.57714°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NNE of Karioi (Ruapehu District)
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Pokaka (Ruapehu District)
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Whakapapa Village (Ruapehu District)
17 km (10 mi) NNW of Waiouru (Ruapehu District) (pop: 1,350)
24 km (15 mi) SE of National Park (Ruapehu District) (pop: 500)
44 km (28 mi) SSW of Turangi (pop: 3,400)
112 km (70 mi) N of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000)
114 km (71 mi) WNW of Hastings (pop: 61,700)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.5||5.2 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.