Mag. 2.2 earthquake - South Wairarapa District, 24 km southwest of Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand, on Saturday, 19 April 2014 at 09:38 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 67 km depth
Depth: 66.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.0968°S / 175.4391°E (South Wairarapa District, Wellington, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SW of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) E of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ESE of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) ENE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) E of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSE of Levin (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) ENE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) S of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SSE of Wanganui (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 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||67 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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