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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p184358
Intensity light
Universal TimeMarch 10 2017, 5:06:24
NZ Daylight TimeFri, Mar 10 2017, 6:06:24 pm
Depth8 km
Magnitude2.6
Location30 km north-east of Arthur's Pass
Latitude, Longitude-42.70, 171.75
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:242017-03-10T05:06:24.602Z-42.70171.7582.6automaticcaution
000 00:01:582017-03-10T05:06:24.602Z-42.70171.7582.3automaticcaution
000 00:01:492017-03-10T05:06:24.602Z-42.70171.7582.4automaticcaution
000 00:01:432017-03-10T05:06:24.602Z-42.70171.7583.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:352017-03-10T05:06:24.602Z-42.70171.7583.1automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-10T05:08:49.250Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:02:38.580Z (UT).