A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -176.4389 West, latitude -28.4921 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 16:40:41 / March 7, 2021 @ 4:40 pm. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:40:41 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgwu. Id of event: us7000dgwu.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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