A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.0385° West, latitude -28.485° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 07:02:24 / March 6, 2021 @ 7:02 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:02:24 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgd9. Id of event: us7000dgd9.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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