A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Blenheim in New Zealand. The temblor was detected at 23:41:49 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10007797. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007797. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 11:41:49 / November 13, 2016 @ 11:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 174.1117 East, latitude -41.7875 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Upper Hutt, Porirua, Lower Hutt. Close country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Wellington (c. 381 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lower Hutt (c. 101 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Nelson (c. 59 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Porirua (c. 50 900 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Upper Hutt (c. 38 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Richmond (c. 14 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Petone (c. 6 600 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 32 km SSE of Blenheim, New Zealand.
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