Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 26 km east of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Saturday, 31 May 2014 at 04:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 56 km depth
Depth: 56.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.3522°S / 175.9204°E (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (123 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) E of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Bulls (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ENE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNE of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NE of Paraparaumu (Wellington) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SW of Hastings (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 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: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||56 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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