Mag. 2.7 earthquake - on Tuesday, 1 April 2014 at 20:23 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 71 km depth
Depth: 71.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.3903°S / 176.6668°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SE of Takapau (pop: 597) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNE of Castlepoint (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) S of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) E of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) S of Taradale (Napier City) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) S of Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NE of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) ENE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ENE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) ENE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||71 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.