A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 270 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (168 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6103 West, latitude -18.2067 South, depth = 554.98 km. Id of earthquake: us1000git3. Event ids that are associated: us1000git3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 03:07:27 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:07 am. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:07:27 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 554.98 km (345 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-six, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten 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: 270 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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