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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p029055
Intensity weak
Universal TimeJanuary 11 2017, 18:00:59
NZ Daylight TimeThu, Jan 12 2017, 7:00:59 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude2.8
Location15 km north of Culverden
Latitude, Longitude-42.66, 172.89
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality good

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:03:302017-01-11T18:00:59.735Z-42.66172.89192.8automaticgood
000 00:02:402017-01-11T18:00:59.735Z-42.66172.89192.7automaticgood
000 00:01:552017-01-11T18:00:59.735Z-42.66172.89192.6automaticcaution
000 00:01:262017-01-11T18:00:59.732Z-42.66172.89192.6automaticcaution
000 00:01:112017-01-11T18:00:59.732Z-42.66172.89192.5automaticcaution
000 00:01:042017-01-11T18:00:59.578Z-42.65172.88162.4automaticcaution
000 00:01:012017-01-11T18:00:59.578Z-42.65172.88162.5automaticcaution
000 00:00:572017-01-11T18:00:59.578Z-42.65172.88162.3automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-01-11T18:04:30.421Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:24:59.514Z (UT).