A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). Global time and date of event 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 11:16:55 / March 5, 2021 @ 11:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -177.2465° West, latitude -29.9782° South, depth = 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:16:55 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000dfxr. Event ids that are associated: us7000dfxr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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