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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p213919
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 21 2017, 3:36:15
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 21 2017, 4:36:15 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude2.1
Location10 km east of Seddon
Latitude, Longitude-41.71, 174.17
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:432017-03-21T03:36:15.705Z-41.71174.17132.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:282017-03-21T03:36:15.705Z-41.71174.17132.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:232017-03-21T03:36:15.705Z-41.71174.17131.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:042017-03-21T03:36:15.705Z-41.71174.17131.8automaticcaution
000 00:00:542017-03-21T03:36:15.933Z-41.71174.15111.7automaticcaution
000 00:00:482017-03-21T03:36:15.933Z-41.71174.15111.8automaticcaution
000 00:00:402017-03-21T03:36:15.933Z-41.71174.15111.9automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-21T03:37:59.156Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-24T23:57:01.016Z (UT).