A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a0ku. Unique identifier: us2000a0ku. The temblor was picked up at 01:11:33 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/07/17 / 2017-07-25 01:11:33 / July 25, 2017 @ 1:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -176.5073° West, -24.143° South, depth 56.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 56.92 km (35 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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. 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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