Mag. 2.0 earthquake - on Friday, 25 April 2014 at 10:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 48 km depth
Depth: 48.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.0793°S / 176.338°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Castlepoint (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) ESE of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) ESE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) E of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) E of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) E of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) E of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) E of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SSW of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.0||48 km||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.