A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Friday. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:00:45 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000dfze. Event ids that are associated: us7000dfze. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 15:00:45 / March 5, 2021 @ 3:00 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -177.4608° West, latitude -30.1871° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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