A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.9043 West, latitude -27.6755 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:46:46 / 9:46 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000a0x5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a0x5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 09:46:46 / May 28, 2020 @ 9:46 am.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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