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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p177067
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 7 2017, 12:21:44
NZ Daylight TimeWed, Mar 8 2017, 1:21:44 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude2.2
Location40 km north-east of Arthur's Pass
Latitude, Longitude-42.69, 171.88
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:082017-03-07T12:21:44.867Z-42.69171.8892.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:452017-03-07T12:21:44.867Z-42.69171.8891.8automaticcaution
000 00:01:432017-03-07T12:21:44.867Z-42.69171.8891.9automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-07T12:23:52.955Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:02:14.149Z (UT).