A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 29 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (18 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 593.35 km (369 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 17:10:48 / January 10, 2016 @ 5:10 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:10:48 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4452° West, -20.7736° South, depth 593.35 km. Unique identifier: us10004dbt. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004dbt.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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