Mag. 2.4 earthquake - on Sunday, 9 March 2014 at 16:33 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 13 km depth
Depth: 13.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.0733°S / 176.2932°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SW of Takapau (pop: 597) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ENE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SW of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Taradale (Napier City) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) E of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NNE of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 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: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||13 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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.