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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p184119
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 10 2017, 2:58:49
NZ Daylight TimeFri, Mar 10 2017, 3:58:49 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.3
Location30 km north-east of Arthur's Pass
Latitude, Longitude-42.69, 171.74
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:292017-03-10T02:58:49.046Z-42.69171.7472.3automaticcaution
000 00:01:572017-03-10T02:58:49.046Z-42.69171.7472.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:492017-03-10T02:58:49.046Z-42.69171.7472.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:412017-03-10T02:58:49.040Z-42.69171.7462.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:252017-03-10T02:58:49.040Z-42.69171.7461.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:162017-03-10T02:58:49.040Z-42.69171.7462.2automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-10T03:01:18.058Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:00:55.242Z (UT).