A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Kaikoura in New Zealand. Id of earthquake: us100077sy. Event ids that are associated: us100077sy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 19:17:30 / November 14, 2016 @ 7:17 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.71 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 173.894° East, -42.3566° South, depth 8.71 km. The temblor was detected at 07:17:30 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blenheim (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 twenty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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