Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - 39 km southeast of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 11 February 2014 at 03:48 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 23 km depth
Date & time: 11 Feb 2014 03:48:41 UTC
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.6691°S / 175.8286°E
, New Zealand
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu
(156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:35 km (22 mi) SE of Tokomaru
(pop: 563) --> See nearby quakes!35 km (22 mi) NNE of Masterton (Wellington)
(pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!39 km (24 mi) SSE of Palmerston North
(pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!47 km (29 mi) E of Levin
(pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!74 km (46 mi) ENE of Paraparaumu (Wellington)
(pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!84 km (52 mi) NE of Upper Hutt (Wellington)
(pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!97 km (60 mi) ENE of Porirua (Wellington)
(pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!98 km (61 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington)
(pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!105 km (65 mi) SE of Wanganui
(pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!112 km (70 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: 4 x 106
joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) More info
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At magnitude 1.2, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.
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