Mag. 2.5 earthquake - Manawatu District, 25 km west of Palmerston North, New Zealand, on Wednesday, 9 April 2014 at 12:47 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 202 km depth
Depth: 201.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.4266°S / 175.3311°E (Manawatu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SSE of Himatangi (pop: 538) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) N of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) WSW of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SSE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNE of Paraparaumu (Wellington) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NNW of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NNE of Upper Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NNE of Porirua (Wellington) (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||202 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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