Mag. 3.1 earthquake - 34 km southeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 at 14:20 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 31 km depth
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.5673°S / 175.8958°E (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNE of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) E of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) E of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Paraparaumu (Wellington) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NE of Upper Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) S of Hamilton (Waikato) (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||31 km||20 km north-east of Eketahuna||GEONET (NZ)|
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