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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2013p173049
Intensity weak
Universal TimeMarch 6 2013, 0:40:39
NZ Daylight TimeWed, Mar 6 2013, 1:40:39 pm
Depth63 km
Magnitude3.5
Location35 km north-west of Te Anau
Latitude, Longitude-45.15, 167.46
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Typeearthquake
Status reviewed
Quality best

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
360 17:38:422013-03-06T00:40:39.345Z-45.15167.46633.5reviewedbest
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2015-03-01T18:19:21.652Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2016-12-11T00:18:16.553Z (UT).