A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfr3. Id of event: us7000dfr3. Exact location of earthquake, -177.0648° West, -29.1759° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:19:39 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 00:19:39 / March 5, 2021 @ 12:19 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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