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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p213054
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeMarch 20 2017, 19:55:29
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 21 2017, 8:55:29 am
Depth103 km
Magnitude2.0
Location15 km east of Turangi
Latitude, Longitude-38.97, 175.97
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality good

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:192017-03-20T19:55:29.896Z-38.97175.971032.0automaticgood
000 00:02:022017-03-20T19:55:29.896Z-38.97175.971031.9automaticgood
000 00:01:562017-03-20T19:55:29.896Z-38.97175.971031.8automaticgood
000 00:01:352017-03-20T19:55:32.664Z-39.06175.98811.7automaticgood
000 00:01:102017-03-20T19:55:32.664Z-39.06175.98811.6automaticcaution
000 00:00:562017-03-20T19:55:32.664Z-39.06175.98811.5automaticcaution
000 00:00:562017-03-20T19:55:32.664Z-39.06175.98811.4automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-20T19:57:49.334Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-24T23:58:24.269Z (UT).