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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p299017
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 15:16:47
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 3:16:47 am
Depth31 km
Location25 km south of Whanganui
Latitude, Longitude-40.15, 175.03
Status automatic
Quality good

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:252017-04-21T15:16:47.977Z-40.15175.03312.1automaticgood
000 00:01:122017-04-21T15:16:47.932Z-40.15175.03332.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:112017-04-21T15:16:47.932Z-40.15175.03332.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:112017-04-21T15:16:47.932Z-40.15175.03332.5automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-21T15:19:13.401Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:30:35.605Z (UT).