Mag. 3.7 earthquake - 38 km southeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Friday, 21 March 2014 at 14:52 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 30 km depth
21 Mar 19:53 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 5 hours.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.6591°S / 175.8223°E (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (158 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SE of Tokomaru (pop: 563) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NNE of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) E of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ENE of Paraparaumu (Wellington) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NE of Upper Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) NE of Christchurch (Canterbury) (pop: 363,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||30 km||10 km east of Eketahuna||GEONET (NZ)|
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