Mag. 2.6 earthquake - on Sunday, 27 April 2014 at 00:55 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 27 km depth
Depth: 26.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.9436°S / 176.0498°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Castlepoint (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) E of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SSE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) ESE of Otaki (pop: 6,090) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ENE of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) E of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) ENE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ENE of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 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: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||27 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.