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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p212981
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeMarch 20 2017, 19:16:47
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 21 2017, 8:16:47 am
Depth21 km
Location20 km west of Dannevirke
Latitude, Longitude-40.24, 175.87
Status automatic
Quality caution

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:442017-03-20T19:16:47.256Z-40.24175.87211.4automaticcaution
000 00:01:422017-03-20T19:16:47.283Z-40.24175.87201.4automaticcaution
000 00:01:012017-03-20T19:16:47.283Z-40.24175.87201.2automaticcaution
000 00:00:472017-03-20T19:16:47.283Z-40.24175.87200.9automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-20T19:18:32.206Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-24T23:57:16.751Z (UT).