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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p213520
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 21 2017, 0:03:47
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 21 2017, 1:03:47 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.4
Location40 km south of Waverley
Latitude, Longitude-40.14, 174.58
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 00:44:262017-03-21T00:03:47.596Z-40.14174.5852.4reviewedbest
000 00:44:262017-03-21T00:03:47.596Z-40.14174.5852.4reviewedbest
000 00:01:512017-03-21T00:03:48.946Z-40.13174.59292.4automaticgood
000 00:01:282017-03-21T00:03:48.799Z-40.13174.59272.5automaticcaution
000 00:01:192017-03-21T00:03:48.799Z-40.13174.59272.4automaticcaution
000 00:01:182017-03-21T00:03:48.799Z-40.13174.59272.6automaticcaution
000 00:01:132017-03-21T00:03:48.799Z-40.13174.59272.7automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-21T00:48:13.976Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-24T23:59:46.208Z (UT).