A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 51 km W of Kaikoura, New Zealand (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 22:19:32 / November 13, 2016 @ 10:19 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:19:32 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100077g5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100077g5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 173.0585 East, latitude -42.3536 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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