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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p235495
Intensity light
Universal TimeMarch 29 2017, 3:12:03
NZ Daylight TimeWed, Mar 29 2017, 4:12:03 pm
Depth25 km
Magnitude3.4
Location40 km south-east of Turangi
Latitude, Longitude-39.32, 176.05
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality good

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:432017-03-29T03:12:03.404Z-39.32176.05253.4automaticgood
000 00:01:422017-03-29T03:12:03.404Z-39.32176.05253.3automaticgood
000 00:01:352017-03-29T03:12:03.078Z-39.30176.06213.3automaticgood
000 00:01:082017-03-29T03:11:47.304Z-38.94175.6973.4automaticgood
000 00:01:072017-03-29T03:11:47.304Z-38.94175.6973.5automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-03-29T03:14:46.585Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-29T03:18:10.831Z (UT).