A major earthquake with magnitude 7.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Amberley in New Zealand. The temblor was detected at 23:02:57 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 11:02:57 / November 13, 2016 @ 11:02 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 173.1288° East, -42.7787° South. Id of earthquake: us1000778i. Event ids that are associated: at00ogkuoy, us1000778i. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amberley in New Zealand (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Christchurch, Kaiapoi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Christchurch (c. 363 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kaiapoi (c. 10 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 53 km NE of Amberley, New Zealand.
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