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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p374731
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeMay 19 2017, 15:36:41
NZ Standard TimeSat, May 20 2017, 3:36:41 am
Depth25 km
Location20 km east of Matawai
Latitude, Longitude-38.34, 177.78
Status automatic
Quality caution

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:222017-05-19T15:36:41.294Z-38.34177.78252.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:072017-05-19T15:36:41.294Z-38.34177.78252.1automaticcaution
000 00:00:592017-05-19T15:36:41.294Z-38.34177.78252.0automaticcaution
000 00:00:562017-05-19T15:36:41.341Z-38.34177.78242.0automaticcaution
000 00:00:552017-05-19T15:36:41.341Z-38.34177.78242.2automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-05-19T15:38:03.859Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-05-28T10:21:48.159Z (UT).