A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred 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 picked up at 00:58:27 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 00:58:27 / March 5, 2021 @ 12:58 am. Unique identifier: us7000dfrs. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfrs. Exact location of event, longitude -177.3308 West, latitude -30.0684 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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