A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 299 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (186 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 586.76 km (365 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000gils. Event ids that are associated: us1000gils. The temblor was picked up at 14:25:49 / 2:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 02:25:49 / August 19, 2018 @ 2:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -177.8832 West, latitude -18.057 South, depth = 586.76 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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: 299 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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