Mag. 1.7 earthquake - on Tuesday, 18 February 2014 at 18:51 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 34 km depth
Depth: 33.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.9343°S / 175.5226°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) W of Hunterville (pop: 520) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NNE of Bulls (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) E of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) N of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NNE of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WSW of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WSW of Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) NNE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 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: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.7||34 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 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.