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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p298947
Intensity weak
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 14:38:58
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 2:38:58 am
Depth12 km
Magnitude2.4
Location5 km east of Porangahau
Latitude, Longitude-40.32, 176.70
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality good

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:222017-04-21T14:38:58.307Z-40.32176.70122.4automaticgood
000 00:01:322017-04-21T14:38:58.474Z-40.31176.69122.4automaticgood
000 00:01:272017-04-21T14:38:58.474Z-40.31176.69122.5automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-21T14:41:20.770Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:31:18.322Z (UT).