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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p195779
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 14 2017, 10:31:15
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 14 2017, 11:31:15 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.3
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
Latitude, Longitude-43.15, 171.71
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:082017-03-14T10:31:15.233Z-43.15171.71102.3automaticcaution
000 00:02:052017-03-14T10:31:15.233Z-43.15171.71102.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:272017-03-14T10:31:15.233Z-43.15171.71102.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:062017-03-14T10:31:15.233Z-43.15171.71102.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:042017-03-14T10:31:15.037Z-43.13171.70122.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:002017-03-14T10:31:15.037Z-43.13171.70122.0automaticcaution
000 00:00:532017-03-14T10:31:15.037Z-43.13171.70121.9automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-14T10:33:23.787Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:03:08.049Z (UT).