A major earthquake magnitude 7.5 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:41:23 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: at00qpgh52. Ids that are associated to the event: pt21063002, at00qpgh52. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.2° West, -29.8° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 17:41:23 / March 4, 2021 @ 5:41 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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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