A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Brooklyn in New Zealand on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.67 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000779j. Id of event: us1000779j. Global time and date of event 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 12:04:15 / November 13, 2016 @ 12:04 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:04:15 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 174.4913° East, -41.684° South, depth 13.67 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paraparaumu, Upper Hutt, Porirua (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Wellington (c. 381 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Lower Hutt (c. 101 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Porirua (c. 50 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Upper Hutt (c. 38 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Paraparaumu (c. 25 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Petone (c. 6 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 46 km SSW of Brooklyn, New Zealand.
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