Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 39 km southeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Monday, 7 July 2014 at 23:39 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 27 km depth
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.6643°S / 175.8414°E (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SE of Tokomaru (pop: 563) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) NNE of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) ENE of Paraparaumu (Wellington) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NE of Upper Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) ENE of Porirua (Wellington) (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) NE of Christchurch (Canterbury) (pop: 363,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||27 km||10 km east of Eketahuna||GEONET (NZ)|
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