A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 61 km NNW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji (38 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 21:10:30 / February 23, 2017 @ 9:10 pm UTC/GMT. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 174.4296° East, -21.2117° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008lv9. Unique identifier: us20008lv9. The temblor was picked up at 09:10:30 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter).
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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 61 km NNW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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