A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). Event id: us7000dj7t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dj7t. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.3894° West, -27.1071° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 05:00:20 / March 14, 2021 @ 5:00 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:00:20 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 seventeen 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: Kermadec Islands region.
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