A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 233 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (145 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 11:33:30 / April 20, 2016 @ 11:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 356.81 km (222 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005k5s. Unique identifier: us20005k5s. The temblor was detected at 23:33:30 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.152° West, latitude -19.1282° South, depth = 356.81 km.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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