Mag. 2.1 earthquake - Manawatu District, 19 km northeast of Palmerston North, New Zealand, on Sunday, 1 June 2014 at 17:05 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 102 km depth
Depth: 101.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.2223°S / 175.7443°E (Manawatu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) E of Bulls (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) ESE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) N of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NE of Paraparaumu (Wellington) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SW of Hastings (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 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: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||102 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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