A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 23:11:15 / September 28, 2017 @ 11:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:11:15 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000aw9p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aw9p. Exact location of earthquake, -179.8185° West, -24.8724° South, depth 440.46 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 440.46 km (274 miles).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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