Mag. 2.0 earthquake - on Sunday, 9 March 2014 at 15:20 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 44 km depth
Depth: 44.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.9243°S / 175.5795°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NE of Hunterville (pop: 520) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Bulls (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) E of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) N of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NNE of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NNE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WSW of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) WSW of Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NNE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 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||44 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.