A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 173.3607° East, -15.9516° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 27/05/18 / 2018-05-27 08:58:03 / May 27, 2018 @ 8:58 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:58:03 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000ecxd. Event ids that are associated: us1000ecxd.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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