A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 260 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (162 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 500.76 km (311 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.5238° West, latitude -17.6299° South, depth = 500.76 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009m8w. Id of event: us70009m8w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:50:10 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 03:50:10 / May 21, 2020 @ 3:50 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 260 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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