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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p298898
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 14:13:19
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 2:13:19 am
Depth36 km
Magnitude1.7
Location10 km south-east of Hastings
Latitude, Longitude-39.71, 176.95
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:482017-04-21T14:13:19.935Z-39.71176.95361.7automaticcaution
000 00:01:122017-04-21T14:13:19.935Z-39.71176.95361.5automaticcaution
000 00:01:032017-04-21T14:13:19.935Z-39.71176.95361.3automaticcaution
000 00:00:552017-04-21T14:13:19.954Z-39.70176.94361.3automaticcaution
000 00:00:422017-04-21T14:13:19.954Z-39.70176.94360.8automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-21T14:15:08.930Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:27:15.024Z (UT).