Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 15 Km South-east of Levin on Friday, 20 June 2014 at 15:59 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 28 km depth
20 Jun 16:52 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 52 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.7323°S / 175.3353°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) E of Manakau (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SSE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) S of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NE of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NW of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNE of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) NE of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 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: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||28 km||15 km south-east 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.