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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p207026
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 18 2017, 14:23:37
NZ Daylight TimeSun, Mar 19 2017, 3:23:37 am
Depth10 km
Location25 km south-east of Arthur's Pass
Latitude, Longitude-43.14, 171.74
Status automatic
Quality caution

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:042017-03-18T14:23:37.306Z-43.14171.74101.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:562017-03-18T14:23:37.306Z-43.14171.74101.4automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-18T14:25:41.864Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:01:32.989Z (UT).