A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.4013 West, latitude -30.3701 South, depth = 3.44 km. Unique identifier: us100088xz. Ids that are associated to the event: us100088xz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.44 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:16:47 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 18:16:47 / March 14, 2017 @ 6:16 pm UTC/GMT.
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 sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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