A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 14 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008k6s. Unique identifier: us20008k6s. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:10:00 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 12:10:00 / February 16, 2017 @ 12:10 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5661° West, -20.6938° South, depth 586.96 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 586.96 km (365 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 14 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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