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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p213991
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeMarch 21 2017, 4:14:32
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Mar 21 2017, 5:14:32 pm
Depth30 km
Magnitude2.3
Location25 km east of Ruatoria
Latitude, Longitude-37.84, 178.61
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality good

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:262017-03-21T04:14:32.667Z-37.84178.61302.3automaticgood
000 00:02:132017-03-21T04:14:32.667Z-37.84178.61302.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:282017-03-21T04:14:32.667Z-37.84178.61302.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:272017-03-21T04:14:32.667Z-37.84178.61301.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:152017-03-21T04:14:32.667Z-37.84178.61301.7automaticcaution
000 00:01:112017-03-21T04:14:32.667Z-37.84178.61301.6automaticcaution
000 00:01:102017-03-21T04:14:32.011Z-37.79178.65301.8automaticcaution
000 00:01:002017-03-21T04:14:32.011Z-37.79178.65301.2automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-21T04:16:59.224Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-24T23:58:16.972Z (UT).