A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Friday. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:28:19 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 00:28:19 / March 5, 2021 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -176.5582 West, latitude -29.0035 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000dfrf. Event ids that are associated: us7000dfrf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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