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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p184897
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 10 2017, 9:53:19
NZ Daylight TimeFri, Mar 10 2017, 10:53:19 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location20 km south of Arthur's Pass
Latitude, Longitude-43.15, 171.61
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:532017-03-10T09:53:19.482Z-43.15171.61102.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:222017-03-10T09:53:19.482Z-43.15171.61102.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:052017-03-10T09:53:19.482Z-43.15171.61101.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:002017-03-10T09:53:19.359Z-43.14171.61101.9automaticcaution
000 00:00:562017-03-10T09:53:19.359Z-43.14171.61101.8automaticcaution
000 00:00:562017-03-10T09:53:19.359Z-43.14171.61102.0automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-10T09:55:13.151Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:01:56.168Z (UT).