A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 557.44 km (346 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:19:56 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 22:19:56 / January 11, 2016 @ 10:19 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004dmb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004dmb. Exact location of event, depth 557.44 km, 179.0778° East, -23.0499° South.
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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