A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 23:52:53 / March 4, 2021 @ 11:52 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.05° West, -29.471° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000dfqu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfqu. The temblor was detected at 23:52:53 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days sixty 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. 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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