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Quake Details

Information about this earthquake and historical location data.

Public ID2016p858000
Intensity severe
Universal TimeNovember 13 2016, 11:02:56
NZ Daylight TimeMon, Nov 14 2016, 12:02:56 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude7.8
Location15 km north-east of Culverden
Latitude, Longitude-42.69, 173.02
AgencyWEL(GNS_Primary)
Typeearthquake
Status reviewed
Quality best

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Quake History

Location history for this earthquake:

Interval Since EventOrigin TimeLatitudeLongitudeDepthMagnitudeStatus Quality
002 18:27:282016-11-13T11:02:56.346Z-42.69173.02157.8reviewedbest
002 18:27:252016-11-13T11:02:56.346Z-42.69173.02157.8reviewedbest
000 01:48:112016-11-13T11:02:56.346Z-42.69173.02157.5reviewedbest
000 00:06:212016-11-13T11:02:56.317Z-42.63172.99166.6reviewedbest
000 00:06:202016-11-13T11:02:56.794Z-42.67173.10477.5automaticgood
000 00:05:102016-11-13T11:02:56.794Z-42.67173.10477.5automaticgood
000 00:03:482016-11-13T11:02:56.806Z-42.68173.12477.5automaticgood
000 00:03:072016-11-13T11:02:56.753Z-42.68173.09447.6automaticgood
000 00:02:442016-11-13T11:02:56.753Z-42.68173.09447.5automaticgood
000 00:02:402016-11-13T11:02:56.753Z-42.68173.09447.4automaticgood
000 00:02:362016-11-13T11:02:56.753Z-42.68173.09447.3automaticgood
000 00:02:292016-11-13T11:02:56.540Z-42.65173.05397.1automaticgood
000 00:02:282016-11-13T11:02:56.753Z-42.68173.09447.2automaticgood
000 00:02:212016-11-13T11:02:56.753Z-42.68173.09447.1automaticgood
000 00:02:162016-11-13T11:02:56.753Z-42.68173.09447.0automaticgood
000 00:02:062016-11-13T11:02:56.753Z-42.68173.09446.8automaticcaution
000 00:02:052016-11-13T11:02:56.753Z-42.68173.09446.7automaticcaution
000 00:01:482016-11-13T11:02:56.753Z-42.68173.09446.6automaticcaution
000 00:01:362016-11-13T11:02:56.540Z-42.65173.05396.6automaticcaution
000 00:01:282016-11-13T11:02:56.540Z-42.65173.05396.5automaticcaution
000 00:01:022016-11-13T11:02:56.540Z-42.65173.05396.4automaticcaution
000 00:01:012016-11-13T11:02:56.093Z-42.62172.96256.5automaticcaution
  • Earthquake information last modified: 2016-11-16T05:30:24.963Z (UT).
  • Page last modified: 2017-02-23T04:47:16.104Z (UT).