A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 242 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (150 miles). Unique identifier: us2000biq7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000biq7. Exact location of earthquake, -177.7805° West, -18.6353° South, depth 470.47 km. Global time and date of event 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 01:35:27 / November 5, 2017 @ 1:35 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 470.47 km (292 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:35:27 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 242 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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