A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 18 km SE of Kaikoura, New Zealand (11 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100077ck. Id of event: us100077ck. Exact location of event, longitude 173.8158 East, latitude -42.5401 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 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 17:17:38 / November 13, 2016 @ 5:17 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:17:38 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km SE of Kaikoura, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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