A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 153 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (95 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.4282 West, latitude -21.8611 South, depth = 582.59 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 582.59 km (362 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:35:11 / 7:35 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bk9d. Unique identifier: us2000bk9d. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/17 / 2017-11-08 07:35:11 / November 8, 2017 @ 7:35 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 three, 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 in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 153 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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