Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 15 Km North-west of Levin on Sunday, 20 April 2014 at 13:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
20 Apr 13:52 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 38 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.5274°S / 175.145°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NW of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Manakau (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) S of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) N of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNE of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NNE of Kapiti Island --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNE of Mana Island --> 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||5 km||15 km north-west of Levin||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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.