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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p203809
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 17 2017, 9:49:37
NZ Daylight TimeFri, Mar 17 2017, 10:49:37 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.2
Location40 km north-east of Mount Cook
Latitude, Longitude-43.48, 170.43
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:242017-03-17T09:49:37.462Z-43.48170.4362.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:422017-03-17T09:49:37.462Z-43.48170.4362.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:322017-03-17T09:49:37.462Z-43.48170.4361.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:212017-03-17T09:49:37.462Z-43.48170.4361.8automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-17T09:52:01.613Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:01:26.973Z (UT).