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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p204304
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 17 2017, 14:13:17
NZ Daylight TimeSat, Mar 18 2017, 3:13:17 am
Depth6 km
Magnitude2.2
Location35 km north of Oxford
Latitude, Longitude-42.97, 172.13
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:542017-03-17T14:13:17.536Z-42.97172.1362.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:352017-03-17T14:13:17.536Z-42.97172.1362.3automaticcaution
000 00:01:212017-03-17T14:13:17.536Z-42.97172.1362.0automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-17T14:15:12.131Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:02:27.143Z (UT).