A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Blenheim in New Zealand on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 18:49:24 / November 13, 2016 @ 6:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100077dx. Id of event: us100077dx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 174.0219° East, -41.99° South. The temblor was reported at 06:49:24 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blenheim (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 52 km S of Blenheim, New Zealand.
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