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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p195103
Intensity light
Universal TimeMarch 14 2017, 4:31:06
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 14 2017, 5:31:06 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.5
Location25 km north-west of Twizel
Latitude, Longitude-44.07, 169.97
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:34:282017-03-14T04:31:06.757Z-44.07169.9752.5automaticcaution
000 00:34:272017-03-14T04:31:06.757Z-44.07169.9752.7automaticcaution
000 00:02:152017-03-14T04:31:06.848Z-44.08169.9752.7automaticcaution
000 00:01:442017-03-14T04:31:06.848Z-44.08169.9752.5automaticcaution
000 00:01:362017-03-14T04:31:06.848Z-44.08169.9752.4automaticcaution
000 00:01:242017-03-14T04:31:06.848Z-44.08169.9751.9automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-14T05:05:35.045Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:01:50.644Z (UT).