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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p207675
Intensity moderate
Universal TimeMarch 18 2017, 20:09:45
NZ Daylight TimeSun, Mar 19 2017, 9:09:45 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude4.5
Location20 km north-east of Pongaroa
Latitude, Longitude-40.38, 176.25
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Typeearthquake
Status reviewed
Quality best

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:09:482017-03-18T20:09:45.902Z-40.38176.25294.5reviewedbest
000 00:09:492017-03-18T20:09:45.375Z-40.40176.31454.4automaticgood
000 00:04:172017-03-18T20:09:45.375Z-40.40176.31454.4automaticgood
000 00:02:132017-03-18T20:09:45.422Z-40.39176.30454.4automaticgood
000 00:01:462017-03-18T20:09:45.422Z-40.39176.30454.5automaticgood
000 00:01:352017-03-18T20:09:45.717Z-40.38176.29404.4automaticgood
000 00:01:182017-03-18T20:09:45.717Z-40.38176.29404.5automaticgood
000 00:01:082017-03-18T20:09:45.717Z-40.38176.29404.6automaticcaution
000 00:01:022017-03-18T20:09:45.890Z-40.37176.26384.6automaticcaution
000 00:00:552017-03-18T20:09:45.890Z-40.37176.26384.5automaticcaution
000 00:00:522017-03-18T20:09:45.890Z-40.37176.26384.4automaticcaution
000 00:00:512017-03-18T20:09:45.890Z-40.37176.26384.1automaticcaution
000 00:00:502017-03-18T20:09:46.124Z-40.37176.23354.0automaticcaution
000 00:00:412017-03-18T20:09:46.124Z-40.37176.23353.9automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-18T20:19:34.485Z (UT).
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