A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 240 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (149 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -178.7786 West, latitude -17.6857 South, depth = 558.28 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007mym. Unique identifier: us60007mym. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 21:52:36 / February 2, 2020 @ 9:52 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 558.28 km (347 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:52:36 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 240 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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