Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 17 km east of Levin, Horowhenua District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at 23:25 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 28 km depth
4 Mar 23:52 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 26 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.6266°S / 175.4813°E (Horowhenua District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (150 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) S of Tokomaru (pop: 563) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) E of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNW of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of Paraparaumu (Wellington) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NNE of Upper Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 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: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||28 km||15 km east of Levin||GEONET (NZ)|
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