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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p298985
Intensity weak
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 14:59:15
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 2:59:15 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude1.8
Location10 km north of Mount Cook
Latitude, Longitude-43.65, 170.08
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:592017-04-21T14:59:15.299Z-43.65170.0851.8automaticcaution
000 00:01:342017-04-21T14:59:15.299Z-43.65170.0851.7automaticcaution
000 00:00:562017-04-21T14:59:15.299Z-43.65170.0851.4automaticcaution
000 00:00:502017-04-21T14:59:15.299Z-43.65170.0851.5automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-21T15:01:14.753Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:27:03.735Z (UT).