Mag. 2.8 earthquake - on Thursday, 22 May 2014 at 04:24 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 26 km depth
Depth: 25.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.7547°S / 175.3789°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (165 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) ESE of Manakau (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NW of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ENE of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNE of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NE of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> 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||26 km||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.