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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p211383
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 20 2017, 5:04:55
NZ Daylight TimeMon, Mar 20 2017, 6:04:55 pm
Depth10 km
Location30 km south of Oxford
Latitude, Longitude-43.59, 172.17
Status automatic
Quality caution

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:462017-03-20T05:04:55.546Z-43.59172.17102.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:202017-03-20T05:04:55.546Z-43.59172.17101.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:102017-03-20T05:04:55.546Z-43.59172.17101.7automaticcaution
000 00:01:002017-03-20T05:04:55.518Z-43.59172.16101.7automaticcaution
000 00:00:422017-03-20T05:04:55.518Z-43.59172.16101.6automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-20T05:06:42.375Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-25T00:03:18.840Z (UT).