A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 07:16:30 / March 6, 2021 @ 7:16 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.39 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -177.014° West, latitude -28.6192° South, depth = 13.39 km. Unique identifier: us7000dgdc. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgdc. The temblor was detected at 07:16:30 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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