A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.6967 West, latitude -27.8213 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000didt. Unique identifier: us7000didt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 00:02:57 / March 5, 2021 @ 12:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:02:57 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-two 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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