A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 51 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (32 miles). Event id: us2000hgcm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hgcm. Exact location of event, depth 516.46 km, -178.2224° West, -20.5219° South. The temblor was detected at 00:38:35 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 12:38:35 / September 18, 2018 @ 12:38 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 516.46 km (321 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 51 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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