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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p184791
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 10 2017, 8:56:47
NZ Daylight TimeFri, Mar 10 2017, 9:56:47 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.0
Location15 km north of Mount Cook
Latitude, Longitude-43.59, 170.12
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:002017-03-10T08:56:47.802Z-43.59170.1252.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:382017-03-10T08:56:47.802Z-43.59170.1251.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:222017-03-10T08:56:47.802Z-43.59170.1251.8automaticcaution
000 00:01:112017-03-10T08:56:47.802Z-43.59170.1251.7automaticcaution
000 00:00:502017-03-10T08:56:47.136Z-43.60170.0951.7automaticcaution
000 00:00:462017-03-10T08:56:47.136Z-43.60170.0951.6automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-10T08:58:48.459Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:02:07.930Z (UT).