A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 177 km SW of Nadi, Fiji (110 miles). Unique identifier: us20008i1l. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008i1l. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 176.2518° East, -18.9569° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:46:30 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 22:46:30 / February 6, 2017 @ 10:46 pm.
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 one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 177 km SW of Nadi, Fiji.
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