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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p298856
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 13:50:59
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 1:50:59 am
Depth26 km
Location20 km south of Hastings
Latitude, Longitude-39.84, 176.81
Status automatic
Quality caution

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:522017-04-21T13:50:59.664Z-39.84176.81261.7automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-21T13:52:51.762Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:31:07.586Z (UT).