Mag. 2.0 earthquake - 5 Km West of Porangahau on Thursday, 5 June 2014 at 14:54 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 12 km depth
5 Jun 15:52 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 57 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.2945°S / 176.5753°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SE of Takapau (pop: 597) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSW of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSW of Taradale (Napier City) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) NE of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ENE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) ESE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 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: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||12 km||5 km west of Porangahau||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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.