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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p375052
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMay 19 2017, 18:27:47
NZ Standard TimeSat, May 20 2017, 6:27:47 am
Depth7 km
Location5 km south-west of Cheviot
Latitude, Longitude-42.86, 173.23
Status reviewed
Quality best

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 01:57:262017-05-19T18:27:47.818Z-42.86173.2372.3reviewedbest
000 01:57:262017-05-19T18:27:47.818Z-42.86173.2372.3reviewedbest
000 00:01:152017-05-19T18:27:46.899Z-42.85173.19132.3automaticcaution
000 00:01:032017-05-19T18:27:46.947Z-42.85173.18132.3automaticcaution
000 00:00:522017-05-19T18:27:46.947Z-42.85173.18131.9automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-05-19T20:25:13.996Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-05-28T10:23:38.259Z (UT).