A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 12:00:52 / July 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.8839 West, latitude -33.3362 South, depth = 57.22 km. The temblor was reported at 12:00:52 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000aqtt. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aqtt. The epicenter was at a depth of 57.22 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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