A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:00:05 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 22:00:05 / March 4, 2021 @ 10:00 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000dfnp. Event ids that are associated: us7000dfnp. Exact location, longitude -177.0249° West, latitude -29.3924° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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