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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p298822
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 13:32:54
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 1:32:54 am
Depth83 km
Magnitude2.0
Location40 km south-west of Waverley
Latitude, Longitude-40.02, 174.32
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:142017-04-21T13:32:54.109Z-40.02174.32832.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:192017-04-21T13:32:54.109Z-40.02174.32831.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:182017-04-21T13:32:54.109Z-40.02174.32831.6automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-21T13:35:08.292Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:30:55.838Z (UT).