A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 03:26:16 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 03:26:16 / March 7, 2021 @ 3:26 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgqh. Id of event: us7000dgqh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -177.1554° West, latitude -28.4752° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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