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Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 62 km northeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 11:05 am (GMT +12) -

Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 62 km northeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 11:05 am (GMT +12) Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 62 km northeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 11:05 am (GMT +12)

Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 25 km depth

26 Jun 23:06 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 57 seconds.
26 Jun 23:07: Magnitude recalculated from 2.1 to 2.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 28.2 to 25.1 km (from 17.5 to 15.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.3 km (2.7 mi) towards N.
26 Jun 23:13: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 25.1 to 24.6 km (from 15.6 to 15.3 mi).

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 26, 2022 23:05:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Jun 27, 2022 at 11:05 am (GMT +12)
Depth24.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude40.12463°S / 176.27351°E (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Antipode40.125°N / 3.726°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceGEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Nearest volcanoRuapehu (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) SE of Norsewood (pop: 135) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (30 mi) NE of Mangatainoka (pop: 1,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) ENE of Ashhurst (pop: 3,230) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (38 mi) ENE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (45 mi) SW of Hastings (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 61,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) SW of Napier City (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 56,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
102 km (63 mi) NE of Levin (pop: 19,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
181 km (112 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 11.5°C (53 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 3 m/s (7 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.325 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)


Seismic station: South Karori, New Zealand (SNZO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 187 km / 116 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station South Karori, New Zealand: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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