A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.2322° West, -30.307° South, depth 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:45:08 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000dg6z. Event ids that are associated: us7000dg6z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 20:45:08 / March 5, 2021 @ 8:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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