Mag. 3.3 earthquake - 37 km southeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Thursday, 24 April 2014 at 13:50 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 29 km depth
24 Apr 13:52 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.6227°S / 175.8738°E (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (152 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Tokomaru (pop: 563) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNE of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) E of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) ESE of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Paraparaumu (Wellington) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NE of Upper Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 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: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.3||29 km||15 km east of Eketahuna||GEONET (NZ)|
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