A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 284 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (176 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 13:25:48 / October 18, 2019 @ 1:25 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 621.1 km (386 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0902 West, latitude -18.1447 South, depth = 621.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005vfy. Id of event: us70005vfy. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:25:48 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
Did you feel the quake?
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: 284 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.