Mag. 2.3 earthquake - on Monday, 10 February 2014 at 19:45 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 99 km depth
Depth: 98.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.0739°S / 176.6905°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) ESE of Castlepoint (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) E of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) ESE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) E of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) E of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) E of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) E of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) S of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) E 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||99 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.