A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 280 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (174 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 522.67 km (325 miles). Event id: us1000i0e2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i0e2. Exact location of event, longitude -178.2528 West, latitude -18.1496 South, depth = 522.67 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/12/18 / 2018-12-02 10:21:25 / December 2, 2018 @ 10:21 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:21:25 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-one 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 280 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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