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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p196209
Intensity light
Universal TimeMarch 14 2017, 14:20:30
NZ Daylight TimeWed, Mar 15 2017, 3:20:30 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude2.8
Location60 km north-east of Mount Cook
Latitude, Longitude-43.37, 170.66
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality good

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:03:082017-03-14T14:20:30.975Z-43.37170.6672.8automaticgood
000 00:01:582017-03-14T14:20:30.975Z-43.37170.6672.7automaticgood
000 00:01:462017-03-14T14:20:30.958Z-43.37170.6672.7automaticgood
000 00:01:102017-03-14T14:20:30.958Z-43.37170.6672.6automaticcaution
000 00:01:082017-03-14T14:20:30.958Z-43.37170.6672.5automaticcaution
000 00:01:052017-03-14T14:20:31.064Z-43.35170.65132.5automaticcaution
000 00:00:482017-03-14T14:20:31.064Z-43.35170.65132.3automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-14T14:23:39.085Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:00:28.266Z (UT).