A 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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