A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Blenheim in New Zealand on Monday. Global time and date of event 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 14:15:47 / November 13, 2016 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT. 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 location of event, depth 10 km, 174.0833° East, -41.9427° South. Unique identifier: us100077ax. Ids that are associated to the event: us100077ax. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:15:47 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wellington, Blenheim (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Wellington (c. 381 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km SSE of Blenheim, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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