Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 33 km east of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 at 04:52 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.2997°S / 175.9882°E (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) ENE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) ENE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNE of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SW of Hastings (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SW of Napier City (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NE of Upper Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) NE of Porirua (Wellington) (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.2||0.1 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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