A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 229 km E of Levuka, Fiji (142 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5205 West, latitude -17.8959 South, depth = 572.12 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:23:01 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 572.12 km (355 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6zw. Id of event: us6000d6zw. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 08:23:01 / January 9, 2021 @ 8:23 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 229 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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