A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). Unique identifier: us7000dg5q. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dg5q. Exact location of earthquake, -176.5265° West, -29.7261° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 20:20:44 / March 5, 2021 @ 8:20 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:20:44 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 fourty-three, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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