A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Fiji region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:16:32 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 173.3289° East, latitude -15.7996° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/05/18 / 2018-05-27 06:16:32 / May 27, 2018 @ 6:16 am. Id of earthquake: us1000ecwl. Event ids that are associated: us1000ecwl.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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