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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p298917
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 14:23:19
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 2:23:19 am
Depth61 km
Magnitude3.0
Location5 km east of Murupara
Latitude, Longitude-38.45, 176.78
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality good

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:03:152017-04-21T14:23:19.566Z-38.45176.78613.0automaticgood
000 00:03:142017-04-21T14:23:19.566Z-38.45176.78612.8automaticgood
000 00:03:092017-04-21T14:23:19.566Z-38.45176.78612.6automaticgood
000 00:03:042017-04-21T14:23:19.566Z-38.45176.78612.4automaticgood
000 00:03:012017-04-21T14:23:19.566Z-38.45176.78612.2automaticgood
000 00:02:392017-04-21T14:23:19.566Z-38.45176.78612.0automaticgood
000 00:01:512017-04-21T14:23:19.486Z-38.45176.78621.7automaticgood
000 00:01:482017-04-21T14:23:19.486Z-38.45176.78621.6automaticcaution
000 00:01:342017-04-21T14:23:19.409Z-38.44176.78631.6automaticcaution
000 00:01:282017-04-21T14:23:19.409Z-38.44176.78631.5automaticcaution
000 00:01:222017-04-21T14:23:19.409Z-38.44176.78631.4automaticcaution
000 00:01:062017-04-21T14:23:19.409Z-38.44176.78631.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:002017-04-21T14:23:19.409Z-38.44176.78631.0automaticcaution
000 00:00:582017-04-21T14:23:20.372Z-38.44176.88551.1automaticcaution
000 00:00:532017-04-21T14:23:20.372Z-38.44176.88551.0automaticcaution
000 00:00:452017-04-21T14:23:20.372Z-38.44176.88550.8automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-21T14:26:34.957Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:30:26.068Z (UT).