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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p176102
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeMarch 7 2017, 3:47:23
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 7 2017, 4:47:23 pm
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
Latitude, Longitude-43.13, 171.76
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 01:53:222017-03-07T03:47:23.947Z-43.13171.76172.0automaticcaution
000 01:53:212017-03-07T03:47:23.947Z-43.13171.76172.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:282017-03-07T03:47:23.911Z-43.11171.77192.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:262017-03-07T03:47:23.911Z-43.11171.77192.5automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-07T05:40:46.886Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:01:38.827Z (UT).