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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p062942
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeJanuary 24 2017, 6:55:37
NZ Daylight TimeTue, Jan 24 2017, 7:55:37 pm
Depth16 km
Magnitude1.9
Location25 km south of Seddon
Latitude, Longitude-41.87, 174.04
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:012017-01-24T06:55:37.627Z-41.87174.04161.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:362017-01-24T06:55:37.627Z-41.87174.04161.7automaticcaution
000 00:01:162017-01-24T06:55:37.627Z-41.87174.04161.5automaticcaution
000 00:00:462017-01-24T06:55:37.627Z-41.87174.04161.2automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-01-24T06:57:38.785Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-01-24T07:09:34.832Z (UT).