A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:56:20 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgt1. Unique identifier: us7000dgt1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 07:56:20 / March 7, 2021 @ 7:56 am. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1223 West, latitude -32.4298 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: south of the Kermadec Islands.
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