Mag. 3.2 earthquake - 36 km southeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Monday, 17 March 2014 at 17:46 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 34 km depth
Depth: 33.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.6195°S / 175.8492°E (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (151 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) ESE of Tokomaru (pop: 563) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NNE of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) ENE of Paraparaumu (Wellington) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NE of Upper Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 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: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.2||34 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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