Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - Central Hawke\'s Bay District, 57 km southwest of Hastings, New Zealand, on Sunday, 8 June 2014 at 17:16 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 44 km depth
Depth: 44.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.0992°S / 176.545°E (Central Hawke's Bay District, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Takapau (pop: 597) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SSW of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSW of Taradale (Napier City) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSW of Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) E of Wanganui (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NE of Upper Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NE of Porirua (Wellington) (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.5||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 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.