A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 18:18:01 / March 6, 2017 @ 6:18 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 179.05° East, -24.088° South, depth 556.62 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087c9. Id of event: us100087c9. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:18:01 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 556.62 km (346 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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