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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p299165
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 16:35:34
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 4:35:34 am
Depth5 km
Location10 km north of Ohakune
Latitude, Longitude-39.32, 175.41
Status reviewed
Quality best

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
002 03:23:022017-04-21T16:35:34.452Z-39.32175.4150.2reviewedbest
002 03:23:022017-04-21T16:35:34.253Z-39.30175.4250.2automaticcaution
000 00:00:422017-04-21T16:35:34.253Z-39.30175.4250.2automaticcaution
000 00:00:412017-04-21T16:35:34.253Z-39.30175.4250.4automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-23T19:58:36.636Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:29:39.209Z (UT).