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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p298931
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 14:30:54
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 2:30:54 am
Depth75 km
Magnitude2.5
Location15 km south-east of Murchison
Latitude, Longitude-41.87, 172.46
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality good

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:03:242017-04-21T14:30:54.098Z-41.87172.46752.5automaticgood
000 00:02:252017-04-21T14:30:54.098Z-41.87172.46752.4automaticgood
000 00:02:022017-04-21T14:30:54.098Z-41.87172.46752.3automaticcaution
000 00:01:592017-04-21T14:30:54.042Z-41.87172.45752.3automaticcaution
000 00:01:522017-04-21T14:30:54.042Z-41.87172.45752.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:092017-04-21T14:30:54.042Z-41.87172.45752.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:072017-04-21T14:30:54.379Z-41.83172.43722.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:052017-04-21T14:30:54.379Z-41.83172.43722.4automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-21T14:34:19.071Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:29:49.010Z (UT).