A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:41:55 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfqq. Id of event: us7000dfqq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 23:41:55 / March 4, 2021 @ 11:41 pm. Exact location, longitude -177.1727° West, latitude -29.6555° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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