A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Fiji region (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:08:07 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 173.2399 East, latitude -15.8199 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ed8e. Id of event: us1000ed8e. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 06:08:07 / May 28, 2018 @ 6:08 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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