Mag. 1.8 earthquake - Manawatu District, 14 km northwest of Palmerston North, New Zealand, on Monday, 23 June 2014 at 14:44 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 116 km depth
Depth: 115.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.2457°S / 175.5238°E (Manawatu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) ESE of Sanson (pop: 508) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NNW of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SE of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) N of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NNE of Paraparaumu (Wellington) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNE of Porirua (Wellington) (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) NNE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WSW of Hastings (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 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: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.8||116 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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.