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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2013p203051
Intensity moderate
Universal TimeMarch 17 2013, 3:05:42
NZ Daylight TimeSun, Mar 17 2013, 4:05:42 pm
Depth7 km
Magnitude4.0
Location15 km north-east of Auckland
Latitude, Longitude-36.76, 174.92
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Typeearthquake
Status reviewed
Quality best

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
353 17:15:222013-03-17T03:05:42.951Z-36.76174.9274.0reviewedbest
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2015-03-05T20:21:05.709Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2016-12-11T00:16:00.884Z (UT).