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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p299193
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeApril 21 2017, 16:50:05
NZ Standard TimeSat, Apr 22 2017, 4:50:05 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude2.0
Location25 km north of Wellington
Latitude, Longitude-41.08, 174.72
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality good

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:432017-04-21T16:50:05.379Z-41.08174.72172.0automaticgood
000 00:01:562017-04-21T16:50:05.379Z-41.08174.72171.9automaticgood
000 00:01:022017-04-21T16:50:05.375Z-41.08174.72171.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:012017-04-21T16:50:05.375Z-41.08174.72171.8automaticcaution
000 00:00:522017-04-21T16:50:05.299Z-41.07174.72181.8automaticcaution
000 00:00:512017-04-21T16:50:05.299Z-41.07174.72181.7automaticcaution
000 00:00:472017-04-21T16:50:05.299Z-41.07174.72181.9automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-04-21T16:52:49.105Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-04-25T08:31:17.329Z (UT).