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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p029255
Intensity moderate
Universal TimeJanuary 11 2017, 19:47:12
NZ Daylight TimeThu, Jan 12 2017, 8:47:12 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.8
Location30 km south of Seddon
Latitude, Longitude-41.93, 173.97
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Typeearthquake
Status reviewed
Quality best

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 04:13:382017-01-11T19:47:12.851Z-41.93173.9793.8reviewedbest
000 00:32:152017-01-11T19:47:11.967Z-41.97174.03133.8reviewedbest
000 00:32:152017-01-11T19:47:12.279Z-41.97174.00264.0automaticgood
000 00:02:342017-01-11T19:47:12.279Z-41.97174.00264.0automaticgood
000 00:01:432017-01-11T19:47:12.279Z-41.97174.00263.9automaticgood
000 00:01:422017-01-11T19:47:12.279Z-41.97174.00263.8automaticcaution
000 00:01:272017-01-11T19:47:12.318Z-41.94173.99293.8automaticcaution
000 00:01:242017-01-11T19:47:12.318Z-41.94173.99293.7automaticcaution
000 00:01:042017-01-11T19:47:12.318Z-41.94173.99293.4automaticcaution
000 00:00:592017-01-11T19:47:12.318Z-41.94173.99292.8automaticcaution
000 00:00:542017-01-11T19:47:12.960Z-41.92173.94192.7automaticcaution
000 00:00:522017-01-11T19:47:12.960Z-41.92173.94193.6automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-01-12T00:00:51.276Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-01-20T20:02:25.851Z (UT).