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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p298956
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 14:44:25
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 2:44:25 am
Depth7 km
Location10 km north-west of Turangi
Latitude, Longitude-38.94, 175.71
Status automatic
Quality caution

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:372017-04-21T14:44:25.724Z-38.94175.7170.8automaticcaution
000 00:01:252017-04-21T14:44:25.724Z-38.94175.7170.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:172017-04-21T14:44:25.724Z-38.94175.7171.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:142017-04-21T14:44:25.724Z-38.94175.7171.0automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-21T14:46:03.141Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:27:38.836Z (UT).