A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 270 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (168 miles). The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:07:59 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 507.01 km, -177.8933° West, -18.3312° South. Global time and date of event 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 09:07:59 / April 5, 2018 @ 9:07 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000duvm. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000duvm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 507.01 km (315 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 270 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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