Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - South Wairarapa District, 27 km southeast of Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand, on Friday, 27 June 2014 at 14:22 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 28 km depth
Depth: 27.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.2851°S / 175.3058°E (South Wairarapa District, Wellington, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (224 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) NW of Waipawa (pop: 1,900) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SE of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) ESE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ESE of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) E of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) S of Levin (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SSW of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) E of Nelson (pop: 59,200) --> 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||28 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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