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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p176590
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 7 2017, 8:07:13
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 7 2017, 9:07:13 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location20 km south of Arthur's Pass
Latitude, Longitude-43.14, 171.63
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:092017-03-07T08:07:13.947Z-43.14171.63102.3automaticcaution
000 00:01:512017-03-07T08:07:13.947Z-43.14171.63102.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:322017-03-07T08:07:13.947Z-43.14171.63102.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:242017-03-07T08:07:13.947Z-43.14171.63101.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:092017-03-07T08:07:13.947Z-43.14171.63102.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:062017-03-07T08:07:13.947Z-43.14171.63101.7automaticcaution
000 00:01:012017-03-07T08:07:13.851Z-43.13171.62141.7automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-07T08:09:23.385Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:03:13.317Z (UT).