A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 49.98 km, -176.3876° West, -29.5439° South. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:52:30 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 18:52:30 / August 18, 2017 @ 6:52 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.98 km (31 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a9i5. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a9i5.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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