A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Kaikoura in New Zealand. All ids that are associated to the event: us100077ky. Unique identifier: us100077ky. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 06:47:52 / November 14, 2016 @ 6:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 173.8551° East, -42.353° South, depth 14.83 km. The temblor was detected at 18:47:52 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.83 km (9 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blenheim (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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