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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2013p173111
Intensity light
Universal TimeMarch 6 2013, 1:13:55
NZ Daylight TimeWed, Mar 6 2013, 2:13:55 pm
Depth5 km
Magnitude2.7
Location15 km north-west of Tuatapere
Latitude, Longitude-46.01, 167.56
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 17:11:292013-03-06T01:13:55.087Z-46.01167.5652.7reviewedbest
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2015-03-01T18:25:24.643Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2016-12-11T00:16:58.638Z (UT).