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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p298836
Intensity weak
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 13:40:00
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 1:40:00 am
Depth9 km
Location20 km south-east of Christchurch
Latitude, Longitude-43.67, 172.79
Status automatic
Quality caution

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:582017-04-21T13:40:00.261Z-43.67172.7992.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:162017-04-21T13:40:00.261Z-43.67172.7992.1automaticcaution
000 00:00:472017-04-21T13:40:00.276Z-43.67172.79101.9automaticcaution
000 00:00:452017-04-21T13:40:00.276Z-43.67172.79102.0automaticcaution
000 00:00:432017-04-21T13:40:01.549Z-43.67172.8252.1automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-21T13:41:58.793Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:29:05.454Z (UT).