Mag. 3.1 earthquake - 29 km southeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Thursday, 1 May 2014 at 07:24 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 29 km depth
1 May 07:52 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 27 minutes.
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.5681°S / 175.8107°E (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) ESE of Tokomaru (pop: 563) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) ESE of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) E of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 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!
96 km (59 mi) SE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
313 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||29 km||15 km north-east of Eketahuna||GEONET (NZ)|
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