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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p213249
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeMarch 20 2017, 21:39:28
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 21 2017, 10:39:28 am
Depth39 km
Location75 km north of White Island
Latitude, Longitude-36.85, 177.14
Status automatic
Quality caution

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:122017-03-20T21:39:28.022Z-36.85177.14392.4automaticcaution
000 00:01:572017-03-20T21:39:28.022Z-36.85177.14392.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:512017-03-20T21:39:28.022Z-36.85177.14392.1automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-20T21:41:40.132Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-24T23:59:33.522Z (UT).