Mag. 2.4 earthquake - on Sunday, 2 March 2014 at 22:22 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 96 km depth
Depth: 95.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.989°S / 175.749°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Hunterville (pop: 520) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NE of Bulls (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) NNE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) E of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) WSW of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) N of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WSW of Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) NNE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 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: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||96 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.