A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 175 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (109 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.13 km (12 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:42:49 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 15:42:49 / November 13, 2016 @ 3:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 19.13 km, 178.8372° East, -37.1015° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100077fk. Id of event: us100077fk.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 175 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand.
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