A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Amberley in New Zealand on Monday. The temblor was reported at 00:25:55 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000779s. Unique identifier: us1000779s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 12:25:55 / November 13, 2016 @ 12:25 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.58 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.8343 East, latitude -42.712 South, depth = 9.58 km.
Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Christchurch (c. 363 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kaiapoi (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Christchurch, Kaiapoi (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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