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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p213195
Intensity moderate
Universal TimeMarch 20 2017, 21:10:24
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 21 2017, 10:10:24 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude3.7
Location40 km south of Waverley
Latitude, Longitude-40.14, 174.60
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Typeearthquake
Status reviewed
Quality best

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:16:402017-03-20T21:10:24.739Z-40.14174.6053.7reviewedbest
000 00:16:402017-03-20T21:10:24.739Z-40.14174.6053.7reviewedbest
000 00:14:512017-03-20T21:10:25.987Z-40.13174.57303.7automaticgood
000 00:03:402017-03-20T21:10:25.950Z-40.13174.57303.7automaticgood
000 00:02:182017-03-20T21:10:25.981Z-40.12174.61303.7automaticgood
000 00:01:372017-03-20T21:10:25.902Z-40.13174.57303.7automaticgood
000 00:01:332017-03-20T21:10:25.902Z-40.13174.57303.8automaticcaution
000 00:01:142017-03-20T21:10:25.981Z-40.12174.61303.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:112017-03-20T21:10:25.981Z-40.12174.61303.8automaticcaution
000 00:00:582017-03-20T21:10:25.981Z-40.12174.61303.6automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-20T21:27:05.485Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-24T23:59:27.112Z (UT).