A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 189 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (117 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.4261 West, latitude -19.4291 South, depth = 369.51 km. Global time and date of event 24/10/19 / 2019-10-24 00:33:34 / October 24, 2019 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000621r. Event ids that are associated: us6000621r. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 369.51 km (230 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:33:34 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 189 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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