A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 285 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (177 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 08:02:46 / April 25, 2016 @ 8:02 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:02:46 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4604° West, -17.9465° South, depth 598.6 km. Event id: us20005liq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005liq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 598.6 km (372 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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: 285 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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