Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 1.1 km north of Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast District, Wellington, New Zealand, on Wednesday, 2 July 2014 at 21:32 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 36 km depth
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.9065°S / 175.0158°E (Kapiti Coast District, Wellington, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) N of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SW of Otaki (pop: 6,090) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) N of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NNE of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Levin (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) W of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) S of Wanganui (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||36 km||Within 5 km of Paraparaumu||GEONET (NZ)|
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