A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 279 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (173 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 22:25:43 / September 27, 2018 @ 10:25 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 540.2 km (336 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 540.2 km, -178.2429° West, -18.1652° South. Unique identifier: us1000h3iv. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3iv. The temblor was detected at 10:25:43 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter).
Every 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 seven, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days four hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 279 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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