A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 268 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (167 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008hbv. Event ids that are associated: us10008hbv. Exact location of event, depth 494.2 km, -178.1539° West, -18.2819° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 494.2 km (307 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 17:05:54 / April 13, 2017 @ 5:05 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:05:54 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 268 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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