Mag. 1.5 earthquake - on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 at 00:44 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 23 km depth
Depth: 22.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.746°S / 176.3124°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Castlepoint (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ENE of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) E of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) E of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) ENE of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) ENE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) ENE of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) SSW of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) ENE 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||23 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.