A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Fiji region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 17:01:32 / September 17, 2020 @ 5:01 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bphn. Unique identifier: us7000bphn. Exact location of event, longitude -177.2688 West, latitude -16.5129 South, depth = 12.51 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.51 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:01:32 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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