A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:37:58 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 09:37:58 / March 6, 2021 @ 9:37 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -177.0965° West, latitude -28.4427° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000dgfw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgfw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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