A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.18 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -177.0702° West, -29.6792° South, depth 16.18 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:07:55 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d1r0. Unique identifier: us6000d1r0. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 20:07:55 / December 21, 2020 @ 8:07 pm.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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