A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km N of Ba, Fiji (89 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.23 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 20:49:28 / February 2, 2021 @ 8:49 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000ddzk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddzk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:49:28 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10.23 km, 177.9256° East, -16.2492° South.
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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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