A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.0405 West, latitude -29.5764 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 01:42:42 / March 5, 2021 @ 1:42 am. Id of earthquake: us7000dfsa. Event ids that are associated: us7000dfsa. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:42:42 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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