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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p213119
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeMarch 20 2017, 20:29:53
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 21 2017, 9:29:53 am
Depth35 km
Location40 km east of Turangi
Latitude, Longitude-39.16, 176.24
Status automatic
Quality good

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:162017-03-20T20:29:53.680Z-39.16176.24351.8automaticgood
000 00:00:582017-03-20T20:29:53.680Z-39.16176.24351.7automaticcaution
000 00:00:562017-03-20T20:29:53.680Z-39.16176.24351.9automaticcaution
000 00:00:552017-03-20T20:29:53.680Z-39.16176.24352.1automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-20T20:31:10.572Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-24T23:57:29.719Z (UT).