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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p299073
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 15:46:15
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 3:46:15 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude1.6
Location25 km south of Taumarunui
Latitude, Longitude-39.10, 175.31
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Typeearthquake
Status reviewed
Quality best

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
002 04:12:382017-04-21T15:46:15.458Z-39.10175.3191.6reviewedbest
002 04:12:382017-04-21T15:46:15.652Z-39.11175.34141.6automaticgood
000 00:01:202017-04-21T15:46:15.652Z-39.11175.34141.5automaticcaution
000 00:01:202017-04-21T15:46:15.652Z-39.11175.34141.6automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-23T19:58:53.829Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:28:02.762Z (UT).