Mag. 2.2 earthquake - 57 km east of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Wednesday, 12 March 2014 at 22:06 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 23 km depth
Depth: 22.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.5402°S / 176.2375°E (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (151 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) N of Castlepoint (Wellington) (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ESE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NE of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSW of Hastings (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NE of Upper Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SSW of Napier City (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 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||23 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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