Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Manawatu District, 24 km northeast of Palmerston North, New Zealand, on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 at 09:47 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 89 km depth
Depth: 89.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.1724°S / 175.7504°E (Manawatu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) E of Halcombe (pop: 446) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) ESE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) N of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WSW of Hastings (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SW of Napier City (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NE of Porirua (Wellington) (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) NNE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) NNE 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||89 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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