Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 34 km southeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Monday, 10 March 2014 at 05:06 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.5981°S / 175.8579°E (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) ESE of Tokomaru (pop: 563) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNE of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) E of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Paraparaumu (Wellington) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NE of Upper Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) S of Hamilton (Waikato) (pop: 152,600) --> 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||33 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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