A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 150 km S of Suva, Fiji (93 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us1000877f. Event ids that are associated: us1000877f. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.4025 East, latitude -19.5048 South, depth = 58.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 03:06:24 / March 6, 2017 @ 3:06 am. The temblor was reported at 15:06:24 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.3 km (36 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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