A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 17:40:22 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 30.17 km (19 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.2357 West, latitude -33.5802 South, depth = 30.17 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 17:40:22 / January 18, 2021 @ 5:40 pm. Event id: us7000d15q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d15q.
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 two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen 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.
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