A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 171 km E of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji (106 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004feg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004feg. The temblor was detected at 06:24:19 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.81 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 18:24:19 / January 18, 2016 @ 6:24 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 176.2113 East, latitude -21.4706 South, depth = 14.81 km.
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 171 km E of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji.
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