Mag. 2.0 earthquake - on Friday, 28 March 2014 at 10:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 105 km depth
Depth: 105.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.4835°S / 175.3358°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) ESE of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NNE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNE of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNW of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNE of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NNE of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NNE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 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: 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||105 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.