A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 129 km WSW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 14:15:06 / December 25, 2019 @ 2:15 pm. Unique identifier: us70006qyp. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006qyp. Exact location of event, longitude 173.3859 East, latitude -22.0989 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:15:06 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 129 km WSW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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