A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.7302° West, -29.4076° South. Id of earthquake: us7000djlc. Event ids that are associated: us7000djlc. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:44:34 / 8:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 20:44:34 / March 15, 2021 @ 8:44 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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