A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:57:20 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 18:57:20 / March 5, 2021 @ 6:57 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -176.5949 West, latitude -28.4287 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dg4u. Id of event: us7000dg4u.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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