Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 73 km east of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Sunday, 22 June 2014 at 19:41 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 172 km depth
Depth: 171.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.4473°S / 176.4681°E (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (151 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Takapau (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 597) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) E of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NE of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SSW of Hastings (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ENE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSW of Napier City (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) ESE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) ENE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) ENE of Porirua (Wellington) (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 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: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||172 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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