A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Amberley in New Zealand on Monday. Exact location, longitude 172.9191° East, latitude -42.7167° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 06:10:26 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100077d6. Unique identifier: us100077d6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 18:10:26 / November 13, 2016 @ 6:10 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Christchurch, Kaiapoi. Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Christchurch (c. 363 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kaiapoi (c. 10 200 pop). Close country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 52 km NNE of Amberley, New Zealand.
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