A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.711 West, latitude -29.6564 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 03:53:04 / March 5, 2021 @ 3:53 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:53:04 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000dfu7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfu7.
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 thirty-seven, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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