Mag. 2.5 earthquake - 10 Km North-east of Pongaroa on Monday, 10 February 2014 at 21:54 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 11 km depth
10 Feb 22:52 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 57 minutes.
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.4623°S / 176.2314°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) N of Castlepoint (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) ESE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) NE of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) E of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) ENE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SSW of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ESE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSW of Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||11 km||10 km north-east of Pongaroa||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quake
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