Mag. 2.3 earthquake - on Saturday, 15 February 2014 at 09:12 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 150 km depth
Depth: 150.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.067°S / 175.8958°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SW of Castlepoint (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NE of Waipawa (pop: 1,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) E of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ESE of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SSE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) E of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.3||150 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.