Mag. 2.4 earthquake - 10 Km East of Palmerston North on Tuesday, 1 April 2014 at 14:47 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 7 km depth
1 Apr 14:52 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 5 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.3718°S / 175.7258°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) E of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) ENE of Tokomaru (pop: 563) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SE of Bulls (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ENE of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) N of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NE of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 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: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||7 km||10 km east of Palmerston North||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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.