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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p183478
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 9 2017, 21:17:17
NZ Daylight TimeFri, Mar 10 2017, 10:17:17 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.1
Location70 km north-east of Mount Cook
Latitude, Longitude-43.38, 170.84
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:272017-03-09T21:17:17.905Z-43.38170.8452.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:122017-03-09T21:17:17.905Z-43.38170.8452.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:072017-03-09T21:17:17.834Z-43.37170.8551.9automaticcaution
000 00:00:582017-03-09T21:17:17.834Z-43.37170.8552.0automaticcaution
000 00:00:572017-03-09T21:17:17.834Z-43.37170.8552.1automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-09T21:19:45.629Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:02:56.309Z (UT).