Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 72 km east of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Saturday, 12 July 2014 at 16:48 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 19 km depth
Depth: 18.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.3745°S / 176.4582°E (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Takapau (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 597) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) E of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSW of Hastings (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NE of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Taradale (Napier City, Hawke's Bay) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) ENE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (66 mi) SSW of Napier City (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) ESE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 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: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||19 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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