A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 156 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (97 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us10004re6. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004re6. The temblor was detected at 03:56:16 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 579.66 km, -179.4298° West, -21.8918° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 579.66 km (360 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 15:56:16 / February 20, 2016 @ 3:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 156 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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