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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p147103
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeFebruary 24 2017, 10:16:43
NZ Daylight TimeFri, Feb 24 2017, 11:16:43 pm
Depth5 km
Location25 km south-west of Turangi
Latitude, Longitude-39.17, 175.65
Status automatic
Quality caution

Quake Map

Interactive map showing quake location.


Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:02:352017-02-24T10:16:43.546Z-39.17175.6550.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:452017-02-24T10:16:43.546Z-39.17175.6550.1automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-02-24T10:19:18.892Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-02-24T10:32:49.759Z (UT).