Mag. 2.3 earthquake - Rangitikei District, 21 km southeast of Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Friday, 4 July 2014 at 23:53 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 29 km depth
Depth: 29.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.0867°S / 175.1867°E (Rangitikei District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) S of Ratana (pop: 437) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Bulls (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NW of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) N of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) N of Paraparaumu (Wellington) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) NNE of Porirua (Wellington) (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) N of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 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: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||29 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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