A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 100 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (62 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.2809° West, latitude -19.828° South, depth = 587.56 km. The temblor was reported at 09:55:06 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006se2. Unique identifier: us10006se2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 21:55:06 / September 24, 2016 @ 9:55 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 587.56 km (365 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 100 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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