A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Blenheim in New Zealand. The temblor was reported at 03:33:03 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.7 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 15:33:03 / November 13, 2016 @ 3:33 pm. Event id: us100077bl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100077bl. Exact location of earthquake, 174.265° East, -41.8603° South, depth 14.7 km.
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Wellington (c. 381 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lower Hutt (c. 101 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Nelson (c. 59 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Porirua (c. 50 900 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Upper Hutt (c. 38 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Petone (c. 6 600 pop). Close country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nelson, Upper Hutt, Porirua (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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