A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 18:35:32 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70007tf0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007tf0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 06:35:32 / February 20, 2020 @ 6:35 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.1416 West, latitude -34.3928 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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