A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 02:31:48 / January 26, 2016 @ 2:31 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:31:48 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004ukm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004ukm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.0052 West, latitude -17.0246 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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