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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p213113
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeMarch 20 2017, 20:27:08
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 21 2017, 9:27:08 am
Depth70 km
Magnitude2.5
Location25 km west of Te Anau
Latitude, Longitude-45.41, 167.40
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:212017-03-20T20:27:08.360Z-45.41167.40702.5automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-20T20:28:30.315Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-24T23:59:52.957Z (UT).