A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 300 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (186 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 592.48 km (368 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000gimx. Event ids that are associated: us1000gimx. The temblor was reported at 01:09:10 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.9457° West, latitude -18.0323° South, depth = 592.48 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 13:09:10 / August 28, 2018 @ 1:09 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 fifty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 300 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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