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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Ceva-i-Ra in Fiji

Earthquake location -21.9579S, 173.5649WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km WSW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji (66 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 24.08 km, 173.5649° East, -21.9579° South. The temblor was picked up at 22:11:43 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006qwn. Unique identifier: us70006qwn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.08 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 10:11:43 / December 25, 2019 @ 10:11 am.

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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 107 km WSW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 173.5649° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -21.9579° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 107km WSW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-25 10:11:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-25 10:29:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 416 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 5.167 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006qwn Id of event.
Event Code 70006qwn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006qwn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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