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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p213667
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 21 2017, 1:21:51
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 21 2017, 2:21:51 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude2.2
Location5 km east of Seddon
Latitude, Longitude-41.70, 174.14
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality good

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:172017-03-21T01:21:51.829Z-41.70174.14162.2automaticgood
000 00:01:542017-03-21T01:21:51.829Z-41.70174.14162.1automaticgood
000 00:01:392017-03-21T01:21:51.834Z-41.70174.14162.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:282017-03-21T01:21:51.834Z-41.70174.14162.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:262017-03-21T01:21:51.834Z-41.70174.14161.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:082017-03-21T01:21:51.834Z-41.70174.14161.7automaticcaution
000 00:01:012017-03-21T01:21:52.058Z-41.69174.12121.7automaticcaution
000 00:00:452017-03-21T01:21:52.058Z-41.69174.12121.6automaticcaution
000 00:00:432017-03-21T01:21:52.058Z-41.69174.12121.8automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-21T01:24:09.242Z (UT).
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