Mag. 2.3 earthquake - Carterton District, 23 km south of Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 11 March 2014 at 20:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 16 km depth
Depth: 16.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.1593°S / 175.7114°E (Carterton District, Wellington, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (209 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NNE of Waipawa (pop: 1,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SW of Castlepoint (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) E of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) E of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSE of Levin (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) E of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) E of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) S of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> 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||16 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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