A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 163 km SSW of Nadi, Fiji (101 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.31 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wmm. Unique identifier: us10008wmm. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 19:59:57 / May 30, 2017 @ 7:59 pm. Exact location of event, depth 34.31 km, 176.8761° East, -19.1802° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:59:57 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 163 km SSW of Nadi, Fiji.
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