A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -177.6031° West, latitude -30.0172° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000dgza. Event ids that are associated: us7000dgza. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 23:33:48 / March 7, 2021 @ 11:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:33:48 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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