A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:54:37 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000dfrq. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfrq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 00:54:37 / March 5, 2021 @ 12:54 am. Exact location of event, longitude -177.1584 West, latitude -30.2478 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 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand.
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