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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p299051
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 15:35:03
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 3:35:03 am
Depth42 km
Magnitude1.3
Location20 km north-west of Ruatoria
Latitude, Longitude-37.76, 178.18
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:002017-04-21T15:35:03.981Z-37.76178.18421.3automaticcaution
000 00:01:552017-04-21T15:35:03.981Z-37.76178.18421.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:512017-04-21T15:35:03.981Z-37.76178.18421.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:492017-04-21T15:35:03.981Z-37.76178.18420.7automaticcaution
000 00:01:422017-04-21T15:35:03.981Z-37.76178.18420.8automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-21T15:37:04.307Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:30:00.723Z (UT).