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Public ID2015p656703
Intensity weak
Universal TimeAugust 31 2015, 23:31:27
NZ Standard TimeTue, Sep 1 2015, 11:31:27 am
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.1
Location5 km north-west of Taupo
Latitude, Longitude-38.67, 176.02
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Status automatic
Quality caution

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:01:242015-08-31T23:31:27.221Z-38.67176.0252.1automaticcaution
000 00:00:482015-08-31T23:31:27.221Z-38.67176.0252.2automaticcaution
000 00:00:472015-08-31T23:31:27.221Z-38.67176.0252.3automaticcaution
000 00:00:402015-08-31T23:31:27.221Z-38.67176.0252.5automaticcaution
000 00:00:402015-08-31T23:31:27.221Z-38.67176.0252.6automaticcaution
000 00:00:392015-08-31T23:31:27.221Z-38.67176.0252.4automaticcaution
000 00:00:342015-08-31T23:31:27.221Z-38.67176.0252.7automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2015-08-31T23:32:51.269Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2015-08-31T23:47:07.615Z (UT).