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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p299086
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 15:53:25
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 3:53:25 am
Depth48 km
Magnitude2.2
Location25 km north-east of Tauranga
Latitude, Longitude-37.51, 176.35
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:142017-04-21T15:53:25.361Z-37.51176.35482.2automaticcaution
000 00:02:042017-04-21T15:53:25.361Z-37.51176.35482.0automaticcaution
000 00:02:022017-04-21T15:53:25.361Z-37.51176.35481.8automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-21T15:55:40.287Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:26:51.261Z (UT).