A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.6466° West, -30.5461° South, depth 337.53 km. Id of earthquake: us6000d6pl. Event ids that are associated: us6000d6pl. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:41:58 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 11:41:58 / January 8, 2021 @ 11:41 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 337.53 km (210 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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