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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p202952
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 17 2017, 2:13:16
NZ Daylight TimeFri, Mar 17 2017, 3:13:16 pm
Depth10 km
Magnitude2.1
Location25 km south of Oxford
Latitude, Longitude-43.53, 172.16
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:132017-03-17T02:13:16.009Z-43.53172.16102.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:112017-03-17T02:13:16.009Z-43.53172.16102.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:072017-03-17T02:13:16.019Z-43.53172.16102.0automaticcaution
000 00:00:472017-03-17T02:13:16.019Z-43.53172.16101.9automaticcaution
000 00:00:462017-03-17T02:13:16.019Z-43.53172.16101.8automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-17T02:15:29.555Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:01:44.590Z (UT).