A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us7000dhl0. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhl0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.632° West, -33.0576° South, depth 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:12:26 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 02:12:26 / March 10, 2021 @ 2:12 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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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