A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/08/20 / 2020-08-24 00:45:08 / August 24, 2020 @ 12:45 am. Id of earthquake: us6000bjk4. Event ids that are associated: us6000bjk4. Exact location of earthquake, -176.2862° West, -28.9171° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 00:45:08 / 12:45 am (local time epicenter). 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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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