A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -177.2607° West, -24.761° South, depth 106.62 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009psx. Id of event: us20009psx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 106.62 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:14:34 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 00:14:34 / June 27, 2017 @ 12:14 am.
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. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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