A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Lambasa in Fiji. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:39:16 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 09:39:16 / February 15, 2020 @ 9:39 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.8396° East, -15.7057° South. Unique identifier: us70007qt0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007qt0.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Lambasa (c. 27 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lambasa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Fiji (c. 876 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km NNE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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