A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 258 km WNW of Lautoka, Fiji (160 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/12/15 / 2015-12-09 12:58:01 / December 9, 2015 @ 12:58 pm. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:58:01 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20004fuz. Event ids that are associated: us20004fuz. Exact location of earthquake, 175.274° East, -16.616° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 258 km WNW of Lautoka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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