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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2013p027657
Intensity strong
Universal TimeJanuary 11 2013, 5:35:57
NZ Daylight TimeFri, Jan 11 2013, 6:35:57 pm
Depth13 km
Location20 km north-west of Opunake
Latitude, Longitude-39.36, 173.68
Status reviewed
Quality best

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
361 15:52:022013-01-11T05:35:57.674Z-39.36173.68134.6reviewedbest
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2015-01-07T21:28:00.670Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-29T05:33:46.028Z (UT).