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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p213785
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeMarch 21 2017, 2:24:41
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 21 2017, 3:24:41 pm
Depth20 km
Magnitude1.9
Location35 km west of Feilding
Latitude, Longitude-40.31, 175.19
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:082017-03-21T02:24:41.008Z-40.31175.19201.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:582017-03-21T02:24:41.008Z-40.31175.19201.7automaticcaution
000 00:01:542017-03-21T02:24:41.008Z-40.31175.19201.8automaticcaution
000 00:01:532017-03-21T02:24:41.008Z-40.31175.19201.6automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-21T02:26:49.198Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-24T23:59:13.626Z (UT).