A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km WSW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji (57 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us70006qy1. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006qy1. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 12:23:13 / December 25, 2019 @ 12:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 173.7386° East, latitude -22.0342° South, depth = 16.48 km. The temblor was reported at 00:23:13 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.48 km (10 miles).
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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 92 km WSW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji.
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