A earthquake with magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 260 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (162 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.662° West, latitude -17.8313° South, depth = 567.38 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 567.38 km (353 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jd55. Id of event: us1000jd55. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:12:25 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 08:12:25 / March 10, 2019 @ 8:12 am.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 260 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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