A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 181 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (112 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.4794° West, latitude -22.1205° South, depth = 583.08 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/01/18 / 2018-01-20 11:47:50 / January 20, 2018 @ 11:47 am. The temblor was reported at 23:47:50 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000clsb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000clsb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 583.08 km (362 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 181 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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