A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 155 km NW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji (96 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600055cf. Id of event: us600055cf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 173.4574 East, latitude -20.8224 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 15/08/19 / 2019-08-15 10:38:32 / August 15, 2019 @ 10:38 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:38:32 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 155 km NW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji.
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