A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 09:42:14 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.027 West, latitude -30.5313 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000d0mh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0mh. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 09:42:14 / January 16, 2021 @ 9:42 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 three and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand.
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