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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2017p151442
Intensity unnoticeable
Universal TimeFebruary 26 2017, 0:48:26
NZ Daylight TimeSun, Feb 26 2017, 1:48:26 pm
Depth6 km
Magnitude1.0
Location10 km north-west of Turangi
Latitude, Longitude-38.94, 175.74
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:00:502017-02-26T00:48:26.745Z-38.94175.7461.0automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2017-02-26T00:49:17.405Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-02-26T00:56:13.208Z (UT).