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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p213202
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeMarch 20 2017, 21:14:19
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 21 2017, 10:14:19 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude2.2
Location35 km south-west of Wairoa
Latitude, Longitude-39.33, 177.28
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality good

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:462017-03-20T21:14:19.091Z-39.33177.28202.2automaticgood
000 00:01:022017-03-20T21:14:19.091Z-39.33177.28202.3automaticcaution
000 00:00:472017-03-20T21:14:19.032Z-39.34177.29202.2automaticcaution
000 00:00:452017-03-20T21:14:19.032Z-39.34177.29202.1automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-20T21:16:05.231Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-24T23:59:40.151Z (UT).