A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:30:03 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 23:30:03 / March 6, 2021 @ 11:30 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgp3. Id of event: us7000dgp3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -177.7028° West, latitude -28.4215° South, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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