A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgbu. Id of event: us7000dgbu. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.7921 West, latitude -29.9033 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 03:59:46 / March 6, 2021 @ 3:59 am. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:59:46 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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