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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p213181
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeMarch 20 2017, 21:03:12
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 21 2017, 10:03:12 am
Depth15 km
Location15 km north-east of Ohakune
Latitude, Longitude-39.29, 175.48
Status reviewed
Quality best

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 01:52:062017-03-20T21:03:12.367Z-39.29175.48150.7reviewedbest
000 01:52:042017-03-20T21:03:14.236Z-39.27175.5450.6automaticcaution
000 00:00:582017-03-20T21:03:14.236Z-39.27175.5450.6automaticcaution
000 00:00:412017-03-20T21:03:14.134Z-39.26175.5251.0automaticcaution
000 00:00:372017-03-20T21:03:14.134Z-39.26175.5250.9automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-20T22:55:19.186Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-24T23:57:09.178Z (UT).