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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p299118
Intensity weak
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 16:10:21
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 4:10:21 am
Depth17 km
Location10 km east of Waipukurau
Latitude, Longitude-40.04, 176.66
Status automatic
Quality good

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:102017-04-21T16:10:21.009Z-40.04176.66172.3automaticgood
000 00:00:532017-04-21T16:10:21.066Z-40.03176.66162.2automaticcaution
000 00:00:492017-04-21T16:10:21.066Z-40.03176.66162.3automaticcaution
000 00:00:442017-04-21T16:10:21.066Z-40.03176.66162.1automaticcaution
000 00:00:432017-04-21T16:10:21.013Z-40.01176.64162.1automaticcaution
000 00:00:432017-04-21T16:10:21.013Z-40.01176.64162.0automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-21T16:12:31.768Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:28:26.478Z (UT).