A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.7724° West, -28.2732° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 13:03:46 / March 6, 2021 @ 1:03 pm. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:03:46 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dghx. Id of event: us7000dghx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Kermadec Islands region.
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