A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 04:35:16 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 520.96 km (324 miles). Exact location, longitude 179.9364° East, latitude -25.3668° South, depth = 520.96 km. Event id: us20004waa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004waa. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 16:35:16 / February 1, 2016 @ 4:35 pm.
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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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