Mag. 1.3 earthquake - 34 km southeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Wednesday, 12 February 2014 at 16:46 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 1.3 earthquake at 30 km depth
Date & time: 12 Feb 2014 16:46:33 UTC
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.5609°S / 175.9026°E
, New Zealand
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu
(145 km / 90 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:34 km (21 mi) SE of Palmerston North
(pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!49 km (30 mi) NNE of Masterton (Wellington)
(pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!53 km (33 mi) E of Foxton
(pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!54 km (33 mi) E of Levin
(pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!84 km (53 mi) ENE of Paraparaumu (Wellington)
(pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!96 km (60 mi) NE of Upper Hutt (Wellington)
(pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!101 km (62 mi) SE of Wanganui
(pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!109 km (68 mi) NE of Porirua (Wellington)
(pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!110 km (69 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington)
(pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!124 km (77 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: 5.6 x 106
joules (1.56 kilowatt hours) More info
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At magnitude 1.3, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.
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