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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2013p537512
Intensity severe
Universal TimeJuly 18 2013, 21:06:39
NZ Standard TimeFri, Jul 19 2013, 9:06:39 am
Depth21 km
Magnitude5.7
Location30 km east of Seddon
Latitude, Longitude-41.55, 174.40
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Typeearthquake
Status reviewed
Quality best

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
285 02:11:502013-07-18T21:06:39.068Z-41.55174.40215.7reviewedbest
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2015-04-29T23:18:29.576Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2016-12-08T14:17:56.062Z (UT).