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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2015p305812
Intensity severe
Universal TimeApril 24 2015, 3:36:42
NZ Standard TimeFri, Apr 24 2015, 3:36:42 pm
Depth52 km
Magnitude6.2
Location35 km south-east of St Arnaud
Latitude, Longitude-42.09, 173.07
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Typeearthquake
Status reviewed
Quality best

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
000 00:36:092015-04-24T03:36:42.412Z-42.09173.07526.2reviewedbest
000 00:08:162015-04-24T03:36:41.821Z-42.21173.29766.3reviewedbest
000 00:08:162015-04-24T03:36:41.566Z-42.23173.34836.3automaticgood
000 00:03:402015-04-24T03:36:41.566Z-42.23173.34836.4automaticgood
000 00:03:322015-04-24T03:36:41.566Z-42.23173.34836.3automaticgood
000 00:03:242015-04-24T03:36:41.693Z-42.23173.32806.4automaticgood
000 00:03:182015-04-24T03:36:41.693Z-42.23173.32806.3automaticgood
000 00:01:332015-04-24T03:36:41.470Z-42.13173.18806.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:292015-04-24T03:36:41.470Z-42.13173.18806.3automaticcaution
000 00:01:252015-04-24T03:36:41.693Z-42.23173.32806.2automaticcaution
000 00:01:232015-04-24T03:36:41.693Z-42.23173.32806.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:182015-04-24T03:36:41.693Z-42.23173.32805.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:132015-04-24T03:36:41.470Z-42.13173.18806.1automaticcaution
000 00:01:012015-04-24T03:36:41.470Z-42.13173.18805.9automaticcaution
000 00:01:002015-04-24T03:36:42.334Z-42.09173.08536.0automaticcaution
000 00:01:002015-04-24T03:36:42.334Z-42.09173.08535.9automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2015-04-24T04:12:51.955Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-03-30T20:31:00.996Z (UT).