A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000dgze. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgze. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 23:56:56 / March 7, 2021 @ 11:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:56:56 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.0335 West, latitude -29.602 South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five 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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