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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p188787
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeMarch 11 2017, 20:26:04
NZ Daylight TimeSun, Mar 12 2017, 9:26:04 am
Depth4 km
Magnitude1.4
Location20 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
Latitude, Longitude-43.11, 171.74
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Typeearthquake
Status reviewed
Quality best

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 23:36:362017-03-11T20:26:04.691Z-43.11171.7441.4reviewedbest
000 23:36:362017-03-11T20:26:04.691Z-43.11171.7441.4reviewedbest
000 00:02:332017-03-11T20:26:03.449Z-43.13171.74123.0automaticcaution
000 00:02:222017-03-11T20:26:03.449Z-43.13171.74122.7automaticcaution
000 00:02:182017-03-11T20:26:03.449Z-43.13171.74122.6automaticcaution
000 00:01:092017-03-11T20:26:03.449Z-43.13171.74121.3automaticcaution
000 00:01:022017-03-11T20:26:03.392Z-43.13171.72101.3automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-12T20:02:41.224Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:00:48.492Z (UT).