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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p184279
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 10 2017, 4:23:54
NZ Daylight TimeFri, Mar 10 2017, 5:23:54 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.2
Location45 km north-east of Arthur's Pass
Latitude, Longitude-42.70, 172.02
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:172017-03-10T04:23:54.818Z-42.70172.02102.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:242017-03-10T04:23:54.818Z-42.70172.02102.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:122017-03-10T04:23:54.818Z-42.70172.02101.9automaticcaution
000 00:00:472017-03-10T04:23:54.714Z-42.70172.01101.9automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-10T04:26:12.165Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:02:44.507Z (UT).