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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p374388
Intensity light
Universal TimeMay 19 2017, 12:34:20
NZ Standard TimeSat, May 20 2017, 12:34:20 am
Depth11 km
Location20 km east of Hanmer Springs
Latitude, Longitude-42.57, 173.06
Status automatic
Quality caution

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 07:44:322017-05-19T12:34:20.246Z-42.57173.06113.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:482017-05-19T12:34:20.246Z-42.57173.06113.1automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-05-19T20:18:52.577Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-05-28T10:21:17.911Z (UT).