A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 22:34:50 / March 5, 2021 @ 10:34 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dg7t. Unique identifier: us7000dg7t. The temblor was picked up at 22:34:50 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.0764 West, latitude -30.0844 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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