A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 5.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:03:21 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 568.61 km (353 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 00:03:21 / March 12, 2021 @ 12:03 am. Exact location, longitude 178.3483° East, latitude -25.1767° South, depth = 568.61 km. Event id: us7000di9v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000di9v.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: south of the Fiji Islands.
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