A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:54:29 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 01:54:29 / March 5, 2021 @ 1:54 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.6578° West, -28.9426° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfsh. Id of event: us7000dfsh.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight 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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