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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p212931
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 20 2017, 18:50:11
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 21 2017, 7:50:11 am
Depth11 km
Magnitude2.2
Location20 km east of Cambridge
Latitude, Longitude-37.85, 175.68
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:122017-03-20T18:50:11.482Z-37.85175.68112.2automaticcaution
000 00:02:122017-03-20T18:50:11.482Z-37.85175.68112.3automaticcaution
000 00:01:452017-03-20T18:50:11.482Z-37.85175.68112.4automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-20T18:52:24.150Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-24T23:58:38.914Z (UT).