A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 20:45:17 / March 6, 2021 @ 8:45 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000dgmu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgmu. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:45:17 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.0106° West, -28.4538° South.
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 nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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